Green Beans with Potatoes


Green Beans with Aloo/Potatoes

Preparation Time: 30/40 minutes



  • 2 Pounds Green Beans cut up real small. (Cut the beans in a slant and about ¼ “ thick)
  • Potatoes cut up in small sizes (1/2” small bite size pieces)
  • 5  tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons of Cumin/Geera powder
  • 2  teaspoons of Coriander powder
  • 1   teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon of Turmeric powder
  • ½  teaspoon of fresh ginger paste


  1. Heat  the pan with oil
  2. Add ½  teaspoon of ginger and fry for a minute
  3. Add beans and potatoes
  4. Add all spices and mix it all up nicely. Cook on high for 4 minutes.
  5. Add 6 tablespoons of water and cover so that it will cook with the steam.  Leave it on low/medium and cook for about 20 minutes till you see that the beans and potatoes are soft.  If you notice that the beans are  sticking to the pan, add a little more hot water and lower the heat.

Best Way to Eat Green Beans with Aloo/Potatoes are with Roti/ Indian Bread

About Sunita Bagai

I was born in Malawi Africa, grew up there and moved to the United States for my continuing education. I got my BA and Masters from Golden Gate University, in SF. I got married and moved to Virginia. I've been married 14 years and I have two beautiful daughters who make my life complete. I love to cook and now that both my girls are in school full time, and with my husband's enthusiastic support, I'm following my passion and am offering cooking classes to share my cooking ideas with the world.

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