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435 French beans recipes


Last Updated : Jul 24,2021




फण्सी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (French beans recipes in Hindi)
ફણસી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (French beans recipes in Gujarati)

french beans recipes | 466 Indian fansi recipes collection

French beans recipe collectionFrench beans, or fansi, is a long, thin vegetable which has a velvety skin. It is very common ingredient in Indian food and in other Asian cuisines. They are slightly sweet in taste and crunchy in texture and that is what makes them so much fun to eat! They are used in subzis, rice preparations and even in snacks. French beans also play a big part in Asian cuisines like Chinese and Thai.

Indian Subzi Recipes using French Beans

French Beans and Carrot ThoranFrench Beans and Carrot Thoran

Adding French beans in your subzi always adds an element of crunch to it and hence it is absolutely one of the most loved vegetables to put in Indian Subzis. A most famous dish, local to Gujarat and Rajasthan is Fansi Dhokli where the dhokli is made with wheat flour and besan.

In the south, French beans and carrot thoran is made on the regular. It is a dry subzi, which is a traditional preparation in Tamil Nadu.

French beans foogath also comes from South India and is a try preparation of fansi with coconut, coriander and chana dal.

Vegetable KadaiVegetable Kadai

Gujarati's love to prepare their fansi in a simple, yet satisfying way by making Gajar Fansi, wherein the beans and carrots are sautéed with onions and spices.

It is also an essential ingredient in the most famous Indian gravies like Vegetable kadai and mixed veg korma along with other vegetables.

French beans, combined with carrots, potatoes and other vegetables in a coconut and spice based gravy creates a mouthwatering south Indian suzbi, Malabari south Indian vegetable curry.

French Beans Recipes for Snacks and Soups

Mixed Vegetable Open ToastMixed Vegetable Open Toast

Who doesn’t love some good, deep fried snacks? Ghughra, essentially a Gujarati snack is now jazzed up with French beans to make Ghughra with fansi and paneer.

Mixed vegetables open toast is a great way to make kids eat them without compromised on the taste.

French beans and chana dal stir fry, a very south Indian preparation, assists those who want to eat on the healthier side.

A delectable snack, which can also be served as a starter, is Schezwan fingers. Fingers are made with French beans and other crispy vegetables, deep fried and then tossed in schezwan sauce.

Another simple recipe is to serve French Beans with Lemon and sea salt, which is simple, less time consuming and delicious. These are just few of the many French bean recipes for snacks.

French beans make a unique addition to the soups it is added to. Chawli, French Beans and Carrot Soup is one such soup. A lentil based soup, it contains a lot of other vegetables too and is excellent for pregnant women.

A similar soup is Vaal, French beans and cauliflower soup, but with added aromatics from the bay leaf.

Indian French Bean Recipes

Vegetable PulaoVegetable Pulao

Not only can you make subzis with French beans, you can make a lot more Indian dishes. From the most basic like the Veg pulao made with rice or a Bulgur wheat pulao, French beans add a slight sweetness and crunchiness to the soft rice.

The taste of French beans comes out beautifully when used with coconut and that’s why the Coconut Curry with Coconut rice tastes delectable. French beans are also used to stuff Tandoori Parathas.

International French Beans Recipes

Vegetable Fried RiceVegetable Fried Rice

The Chinese love their French beans! From a simple stir fried French beans and garlic to the most classic Vegetable Fried rice, the usage is phenomenal.

Indonesians also use French beans in their rice preparations, like the Gado Gado with rice which is a salad doused in peanut sauce and served with rice. 

A simple, yet satisfying, meal is a Spanish green bean salad called Ensalada De Ejotes with a dressing of olive oil, lime, black pepper and parsley!

Benefits of Fansi

French Beans ( Fansi ) : French Beans is rich in folic acid.  A deficiency of folic acid can also lead to anaemia, as like iron they are equally necessary to make red blood cells. Without enough folic acid, you can get easily tired. Pregnant women can also benefit from its folic acid count. It’s effective to achieve weight loss, overcome constipation, control blood sugar levels,  treat high cholesterol as well as prevent cancer. See here for detailed 15 benefits of french beans

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Avial ( South Indian Recipes)
Recipe# 32909
22 Jul 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
Avial is a dish that originated in kerala, but gained an equal fanfare in tamilnadu as well. Rare is the wedding or festive menu that does not include avial! the key to making excellent avial is to pay equal attention to the visual appeal – vegetables with contrasting colours such as carrot, beans, ....
Masoor Dal and Vegetable Khichdi
Recipe# 5713
07 Jul 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
masoor dal and vegetable khichdi recipe | tadkewali masoor dal khichdi | Bengali masoor dal khichuri | healthy masoor dal khichdi | with 33 amazing images. masoor dal an ....
Vegetable Makhanwala, Jain Recipe
Recipe# 7540
06 Jul 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
The buttery taste and luscious mouth-feel of the gravy makes Vegetable Makhanwala an ever-popular favourite. It is an item that features on the menu of most restaurants and in wedding spreads as well – and has earned a good share of fame across the world. Here we present Vegetable Makhanwala wit ....
Hara Bhara Koftas, Veg Koftas
Recipe# 518
05 Jul 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
These super soft, multi-veg koftas are made hara bhara by the addition of spinach and coriander, which give a vibrant colour and taste to the yummy kofta balls. You can enjoy these koftas as a starter, or drown it in gravy and enjoy with
Cauliflower and Oats Tikki
Recipe# 39905
03 Jul 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
Normally tikkis are made by binding assorted ingredients with mashed potatoes. Here, however, we have used low calorie cauliflower with fibre-rich oats for that purpose! Two unusual ingredients, combined with colourful veggies results in a top ....
Veg Puff
Recipe# 40842
02 Jul 21

 by Tarla Dalal
veg puff recipe | bakery style veg puff | Indina veg patties | homemade veg puff pastry | veg puff is a famous ready to warm and serve Indian snack when a hungry ....
Baked Mexican Rice with Cheese Patties
Recipe# 1078
01 Jul 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Baked Mexican Rice with Cheese Patties is simply party perfect! Although it involves preparing the Mexican rice, cheese patties and a special tomato sauce too, each of these is quite easy to prepare and will not take too much time. You can prepare all these in advance and arrange them in a baking di ....
Gujarati Ram Khichdi, Kathiyavadi Ram Khichdi
Recipe# 586
25 Jun 21

 by Tarla Dalal
ram khichdi recipe | Gujarati ram khichdi | Kathiyavadi ram khichdi | rice and moong dal vegetable khichdi | with 42 amazing images. ram khichdi recipe |
Oats Vegetable Khichdi, Healthy Oats Khichdi for Weight Loss
Recipe# 22327
22 Jun 21

 by Tarla Dalal
oats vegetable khichdi recipe | oats vegetable dal khichdi | healthy oats vegetable khichdi for weight loss | with 25 amazing images. oats vegetable khichdi recipe | oat ....
Mexican Rice (  Zero Oil Dal and Chawal)
Recipe# 22160
10 Jun 21

 by Tarla Dalal
The use of vibrant red chilli flakes, mealy kidney beans, peppy capsicum and pungent garlic make the Mexican character of this dish very clear indeed. This rice delicacy is made without oil, and using brown rice instead of white to enhance the fibre content. Moreover, lots of fibre-rich and nutritio ....
French Beans and Carrot Thoran, Kerala Dry Sabzi
Recipe# 41546
12 May 21

 by Tarla Dalal
french beans and carrot thoran recipe | carrots beans thoran | Kerala style carrot thoran dry sabzi | with 25 amazing images. french beans and carrot thoran recipe is a
Vegetables in Coconut Curry, Karwar Style Valval Recipe
Recipe# 34564
06 May 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Vegetables in Coconut Curry or Valval is a classic mixed vegetable preparation from the Western coastal region, where coconuts grow in plenty and are used abundantly in the cuisine. Here, an assortment of colourful and juicy veggies is flavoured simply with green chillies and cumin seeds and coo ....
Veggie Burger
Recipe# 36328
04 May 21

 by Tarla Dalal
veggie burger recipe | vegetarian burger with mixed vegetables | veg cheese burger | best veggie burger | with 49 amazing images. veggie burger recipe |
Ghughra with Fansi and Paneer Stuffing
Recipe# 36072
15 Apr 21

 by Tarla Dalal
All-time favourite ghughras with an off-beat stuffing, this snack is sure to bowl you over with its flawless texture and exciting taste! We have used a mixture of French beans and paneer flavoured with a dash of green chilli paste as the filling for the ghughras. The ghughras themselves have a v ....
Italian Sizzler
Recipe# 4840
03 Apr 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Italian cooking is wholesome and flavourful. This sizzler is a hearty combination of pasta tossed in a robust mushroom and black pepper sauce and served with zucchini pancakes. Buttered vegetables and a perfectly baked potato topped with a knob of butter complete this meal.
Veg Fried Rice  ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33434
18 Mar 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Veg fried rice, this is one dish that needs no introduction, and indeed it finds a place in every menu – from the street-side to five-star eateries! cooked rice combined with neatly cut juliennes of veggies and tossed in soya sauce. Since it’s a little on the blander side, you can aptly serve with c ....
Sesame Fingers ( Chinese Cooking )
Recipe# 305
25 Feb 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
Sesame fingers are one of the most favorite snacks in chinese cuisine. This recipe calls for sliced bread, so if you have leftover bread, this is a delicious way to use them up. Shredded veggies are used as a topping on the bread and then batter-fried. These are then cut into strips and served, henc ....
Som Tam, Thai Green Papaya Salad
Recipe# 6514
15 Feb 21

 
by Tarla Dalal
Som Tam is a famous salad from Southeast Asian cuisine. Made with raw papaya, it has a spicy and tangy flavour that is really invigorating. The tanginess of tamarind, the pungency of garlic and the spiciness of Thai red chilli are felt strongly in this recipe. Not only that, raw papaya has a ver ....
Vegetarian Hot Dog
Recipe# 42391
10 Feb 21

 by Tarla Dalal
vegetarian hot dog recipe | Indian style vegetarian hot dog roll | veg hot dog | with 31 amazing images. vegetarian hot dog is an Indian style vegetarian hot dog ....
Cheesy Risotto ( Recipe for Toddlers)
Recipe# 36859
08 Feb 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Make this cheesy creamy delicacy with kid's all time favourite "rice' and watch your child dwell into this dish.
Recipe# 39178
01 Feb 21

 by patwardhan
No reviews
Another filling soup for cold winter nights with great flavors and can come together in minutes. Just don't get overwhelmed by seeing the ingredients, most of the ingredients will be in your pantry. Normally this soup also has celery in it but since I didn't had any I added cabbage and green beans. ....
Recipe# 11383
01 Feb 21

 
by glorimarpr
No reviews
A complete culinary delight, long beans with tomatoes are as unique as they sound. The irrestible mix of chopped long beans stir fried with tomatoes in delectable sauce and spices mix, this vegetable dish is amazing in taste and appealing in looks whilst also being healthy and easy to prepare.
Recipe# 9729
01 Feb 21

 by silverpearl
No reviews
A Chinese dish, vegetable Manchurian is a perfect dish to be paired with noodles or fried rice. The vegetable Manchurian balls are cooked in a typical sweet and sour Chinese recipe .
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