Beans are of available in various kinds in the market. Normal green beans are used in preparing dishes like friend rice, fries etc. String beans are another category of beans available in the market which looks longer than the normal green beans.
Some people might have ignored such beans as they have not known how to make delicious dishes with those bean strings. Today, we are going to create some delicious recipe with green string beans
String bean Curry/ Borboti chorchori
Borboti chorchori is one of the delicious Bengali recipe made with the help of string beans. Let us check the ingredients needed for this:
- String beans/ borboti- 100 grams
- Green chillies
- Turmeric – ½ teaspoon
- Black pepper powder – ½ teaspoon
- Sugar- ½ teaspoon
- Potatoes- medium side 4 slice cut thinly
- Red chilli powder- ½ teaspoon
- Salt to taste
- Paanch phoron
Take a pan over a gas oven with a table spoon of oil. Let it get heated and add paanch phoron and green chillies to the oil. You need to fry it for three minutes till the time it starts splattering. Now add the potatoes and fry till it becomes golden in color. Also add string beans that have been sliced in finger like length. You need to fry all the ingredients together for the period of 3 minutes. Now you need to boil 1 cup of water and pour it over the pan. Now cover the lid and simmer the gas oven. Give time for the vegetables to get cooked. After some time, you need to remove the cover and take an attempt of excess water to evaporate by keeping the pan in high flame. Now add. Salt, sugar and chilli powder and mix really well.
Your delicious borbotir chorchori is ready to serve. You can have it with chapatti or simple boiled rice.
Garlic string beans
This is one of the most simple recipes can be cooked even by a kid. But, the advantage that lies with this recipe is its taste. You will be amazed to know that such a simple recipe can taste so well.
- Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
- French string beans – 200 grams with both ends removed
- Garlic cloves – sliced – 2 to 3
- Kosher salt
- Unsalted butter – 2 tablespoon
- Black pepper with flakes
Take a large pot with salt water solution. Dip the string beans in salt water for 1 minute. Now drain the water and then put the string beans in large bowl of ice water so that the string beans does not gets cooked in salt water. As soon as you realized that they are cool, drain excess fluid and keep it aside.
Now, take a large pan as the string beans are lengthier it will occupy wider space. Put a table spoon of butter in the heated pan along with olive oil and get them heated. Now put the garlic cloves and sauté it till it brings out a lovely smell. Once it becomes golden in color add string beans to it. Saute it by adding salt and pepper powder. Toss all the ingredients together. Now serve it hot.
String beans Casserole
It is a new type of recipe made for all youngsters willing to make something delicious in very less time.
- Shallots – 4 large
- String beans – 200 grams cut into small pieces
- Olive oil
- Low fat milk – 3 cups
- Fresh bread crumbs
- All purpose flour – ½ cup
- Parmesan cheese – ½ cup
- Margarine or butter – 3 spoons
- Chopped thyme leaves
- Freshly ground nutmeg
- Grated Parmesan cheese
First of all you need to pre head the oven to the temperature of 350 degree Fahrenheit. Take a saucepan with salted water and keep it for heat. Now add the beans over the water and cook. Watch the color of the bean keep it until it turns bright green. Now drain water and transfer the contents to the baking dish.
Now in a pan add oil and heat. Add the thinly sliced shallots, bread crumbs and cook it for 2 minutes. Add thyme leaves, ground black pepper. Microwave the milk for 4 minutes till the time it becomes warm. You need to melt margarine in a container and add sliced and fried shallots in it. Add milk, flour, salt , beans and cook till it becomes thick.
You can pour sauce over the green beans and still till it is evenly coated with all ingredients. Now you need to add parmesan cheese to bread crumb mixture. This can be easily spread over the green bean mixture which is kept in casserole. Now you have to bake it for 30 minutes till the bread crumbs becomes golden brown.