Asparagus bean which is also known as yardlong beans,pea bean,snake bean is a healthy nutritional vegetable .This bean is a good source of protein and antioxidants .It is naturally a bit sweet and therefore it is also preferred in salads.Todays recipe is a quick dose of heath and taste. Asparagus bean stir fry is a quick Indian cuisine.This recipe needs least efforts to make.
During winters this bean is cooked in every Indian home and also in different ways.It is cooked as stir fried also as curry.Beacuse of its water content it takes least time to get cooked.This long beans is generally combined with roti or with dal chawal.It also can be cooked with potatoes and other vegetables.It is cholesterol free and therefore an excellent vegetable to include in weightloss management.
It has its natural flavor that needs least spices and ingredients to make it a tasty dish.Asparagus bean stir fry can be cooked within minutes and hence taste absolutely good.So let’s start making this bean stir fry in few simple steps.
Long chopped asparagus beans as per requirement
2 tablespoon mustard oil
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon lemon juice(optional)
1 and 1/2 teaspoon salt
Using mustard oil in this dish gives it a very natural warm color and flavor.
Start by washing off the long chopped beans nicely.
Put a pan on the gas on high flame and make sure it is completely dry.Now add mustard oil and cook on high flame to avoid any raw flavor.As the oil is heated up well, put the mustard seeds and let it pop.Now add the long beans by removing the water.Add salt.Mix well on high flame.
Cook on high flame only.Keep flipping using a spatula until the edges turn golden.After that add chilli powder and mix well.Cook for 1 to 2 minutes on high flame and then lower the flame to make it soft.As soon as it becomes soft to touch,pour the lemon juice all over.Mix well.Adding lemon juice gives it a more tangy taste.Roll it up with toti and enjoy.
Do try this simple Indian cuisine and make sure to share with family and friends.