Stir-Fried Green Bean Rice Dish

Stir Fried Green Bean Rice
Green beans rice is the perfect combination of rice with green beans cooked together
This is a simple, homely recipe ready in minutes
Kids who do not like green veggies would certainly relish this.This is a wholesome one pot meal which can be packed in their tiffin

I add mustard seeds and shredded coconut which give it a south Indian feel and serve with sambhar.This meal is liked and eaten a lot by my familyFor more rice dishes on this blog plz visit  nuts-n-berry-pulao_

Preparation time – 1 hour
Cooking time – 15 minutes
Servings – 4
Coarse – main
Cuisine – Indian
Rice – 1 cup (washed and soaked for 1 hour)
French beans – 200 gms
Water for cooking rice
 – 2 cups
Water for blanching beans – sufficient enough
Salt, red chilly powder, cumin powder
Mustard (sarso) and cumin(jeera) seeds – 1 tsp each
Whole red dry chilly – 2-3
Oil – 1 tbsp
Butter for stir-frying beans – 2 Tsp
Some fresh coconut shreds
First of all boil sufficient water to blanch beans
Add beans and let them boil for 1 minute to become little soft.Avoid over boiling otherwise they will lose colour
Strain then to cool and keep aside
Heat oil in a pan and add blanched beans.and stir fry them a little in butter
Take them out and add oil. Put cumin and mustard seeds
When crackle add whole red chillies
Add soaked rice and sauté for a minute
Add 2 cups of water, salt and powdered spices
Bring to one boil and cover the pan with the lid.Let it cook at low flame
When water is reduced to half add sauteed green beans and mix everything together
Cover the pan again till all the water is absorbed
Let the rice covered at rest for 5 minutes and garnish with some coconut shreds
Serve green bean rice with mix veg sambhar