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435 French beans recipes


Last Updated : Sep 23,2020




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

We hope you liked this collection of French Beans recipes.

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American Chop Suey
Recipe# 2167
22 Feb 00

 by Tarla Dalal
A chinese "bhel" topped with fried noodles, a dish which never fails at parties. Be sure that the noodles are absolutely crisp.
American Chopsuey,  Jain Recipe
Recipe# 8630
06 Mar 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
What a blast of flavours and textures! The combination of fried noodles, boiled noodles and sautéed veggies gives this recipe a wide range of textures, while a medley of sauces gives it an exhilarating flavour. This recipe does not use boiled veggies. Raw veggies are simply sautéed with salt f ....
Recipe# 15141
16 Aug 11

 by kamalacute
Avial stands out as an amazing south indian vegetable preparation with the medley of healthy seasonal vegetables cooked together in coconut, curd and spice powders.
Avial ( South Indian Recipes)
Recipe# 32909
09 Apr 19

 
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, ....
Avial, South Indian Curry
Recipe# 22366
11 Dec 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
This mouth-watering South Indian curry is nothing short of a delicacy with its unusual combination of veggies, flavoured aesthetically with a mildly-spiced coconut paste. Do not chop the veggies too finely when making Avial, because the veggies should re ....
Babycorn and Mushroom Curry Rice
Recipe# 457
26 Nov 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
Long grains of rice interspersed with colourful and chunky veggies, and lusciously flavoured with coconut milk and red curry paste. The ultimate touch to the Baby Corn and Mushroom Curry Rice is the addition of lemon rind and basil leaves, whose aroma is indelibly locked in by cooking the rice wrapp ....
Recipe# 11788
24 Jan 02

 by shubaraj
1.you can save time by pressure cooking the sliced babycorn,carrot and beans and then adding it to the fried onion.

2.you can make this soup with any vegetables you prefer but the baby corn brings out a delicious taste to the soup.
Recipe# 14394
05 Oct 01

 
by nasim2001
Baked and layered casserole is a layered one pot baked recipe with rice, vegetables and nuts layered one over the other and then baked till done.
Baked Bean Hot Dog Roll
Recipe# 694
22 Apr 14

 
by Tarla Dalal
An assortment of veggies, sautéed and cooked along with baked beans and tomato ketchup, is stuffed into fresh hot dog rolls and baked with a sprinkling of cheese. Call it a snack if you may, but the Baked Bean Hot Dog Roll is actually a wholesome and tasteful meal in its own right. While it is best ....
Baked Vegetable
Recipe# 12423
26 Nov 20

 by rashmeg
Baked Vegetable is a slightly modified version of Au Gratin, an internationally acclaimed technique of baking vegetables with a garnish of cheese and bread crumbs. Here, an assortment of colourful veggies is mixed into white sauce, topped with cheese and bread crumbs and baked till the cheese ....
Basic Brown Stock
Recipe# 2320
12 Mar 14

 by Tarla Dalal
The combination of veggies in the basic brown stock is such that it gives a light tinge of brown to the soup it goes into. Packed with nutrients from healthy veggies like bottle gourd, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, and more, this is indeed a desirable addition to your soup.
Bean Sprouts Fried Rice
Recipe# 31070
24 Jun 20

 
by Tarla Dalal
Relish this chinese delicacy, while also getting a health boost from the sprouts. To keep the rice grains separate, spread the cooked rice on a tray and allow it to cool. Then, rub a little oil on the cooked rice and keep aside till you require it.
Beans and Vegetables in Tomato Gravy
Recipe# 2212
19 Sep 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Beans and Vegetables in Tomato Gravy is a mouth-watering dish that can be had on any day. With loads of veggies and boiled kidney beans, it is quite sumptuous and tastes awesome too, with the unmistakable tang of tomatoes and the lusciousness of fresh cream. The best part, however, is that it ....
Bengali Khichdi ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33045
12 Mar 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Bengali khichdi, you will love this exotic khichdi from bengal – an appetizing, perfect combination of rice, masoor dal and mixed veggies. With loads of protein, fibre and iron and minimum fat, this one sure is a delectable way to lose weight.
Bengali Mixed Vegetable Dry Sabzi,  Panch Phodoner Chorchori
Recipe# 41468
06 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
A fascinating name coupled with a fabulous flavour makes this Bengali Mixed Vegetable Dry Subzi a must-try recipe! Chorchori is a famous Bengali vegetable preparation made with loads of oil and ghee. This healthy version limits the amount of oil and fats used, giving you the same awesome flavour ....
Bengali Style Brown Rice Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42016
21 Aug 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Be it a cold winter’s day or a sweltering summer’s one, there is nothing like a meal of Khichdi to perk you up, for this is one dish that manages to always warm the soul as well as satisfy the tummy! The Bengali style adds a bit of excitement to the equation, ....
Bisi Bele Bhaat
Recipe# 32894
20 Jun 19

 by Tarla Dalal
This traditional spicy rice dish from karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to! improvise by adding field beans, peas, kidney beans or other legumes along with the vegetables, for ....
Brinjal Cutlets
Recipe# 2199
30 Jun 20

 by Tarla Dalal
A balanced combination of brinjal with other veggies like potatoes, french beans and carrots is pepped up with mint leaves, onion paste and spice powders, and mixed into a dough for cutlets. Coating the dough with bread crumbs imparts an exciting crispness to the cutlets. What is more, this veggie-l ....
Broccoli and Baby Corn Stir Fry
Recipe# 2992
27 Mar 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Tired of dal-chawal? Then this is just the thing you need. A simple stir fry with oriental origins that is rich in fibre, folic acid, protein and above all taste. Toss in some noodles if you want to make a bigger meal of this dish.
Broccoli and Baby Corn Stir Fry (  Easy Chinese Cooking)
Recipe# 4153
16 May 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Broccoli and baby corn together make an interesting combination because they complement each other in appearance as well as taste. The cashewnuts add an element of crunch to this exciting mixture of vegetables.
Broccoli and Baby Corn Stir-fry
Recipe# 324
23 Sep 20

 
by Tarla Dalal
broccoli and baby corn stir-fry recipe | broccoli baby corn vegetable | 10 minute stir-fry recipe | Indian baby corn stir fry is probably one of the fastest cooking dishes and very deliciou ....
Broccoli, Baby Corn and Paneer Stir Fry
Recipe# 22684
20 Jun 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Broccoli, baby corn and paneer stir-fry is a flavourful combination of fresh veggies and lemon grass. It is interesting to note that lemon grass, which is generally used as a garnish or flavouring agent, is used as a key ingredient in generous quantities in this recipe. Since the vegetables are stir ....
Brown Rice Vegetable Pulao, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42031
27 Nov 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pulao is one of the most famous Indian rice dishes, all over the world. A pleasant medley of spices, a colourful assortment of veggies and a sprinkling of biryani masala give the rice a ....
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