French Beans Mezhukvaratti

French beans is cooked here in  coconut oil with little to no spices . Goes very well with curd rice and is perfect for lunch box. Can be served as a warm salad too .

Fresh Beans -  2 cups , chopped as in picture
Onion - 1/4 cup , chopped
Green Chili - 2 , chopped
Ginger - 1/2 tsp, chopped fine
Curry Leaves - a few
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/8 tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp

  1. Heat oil and add mustard seeds and let it pop.
  2. Add the onion , green chili , curry leaves .
  3. Cook till onion turns translucent and add turmeric.
  4. Then add the beans , ginger and salt , mix well and cover.
  5. Remove the cover  in 2-3 minutes and cook for little more.
  6. Remove from fire and  you are ready to serve.

PS : Mix few salted and roasted nuts and then it can be served as a warm salad too.


  1. looks delicious and tempting clicks ....

  2. Totally Yummy..Delciious..Love to try it..Bookmarked


  3. so simple and delicious mezhukvaratti..i love this Nisha..

  4. Ginger and coconut oil with beans, will try this out...

  5. Simply delicious mezhukvaratti.