Spicy Indian Green Beans, Gujarati Style with AEVO

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time:  20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon black mustard seed
  • 1 dried red chile pepper, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon white sugar
  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook green beans briefly in the boiling water, removing after 3 to 4 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again. Blot dry.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and mustard seed; sauté until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in chile pepper, then add beans, salt, and sugar. Cook and stir until beans are tender, about 8 minutes. Season with pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

171 Calories
14g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein