Kristin’s Spicy Green Beans

Kristin serves this with the Vindaloo recipe.

Kristin's Spicy Green Beans

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6


  • 1 1/2 Lbs Green Beans Trimmed cut into 2" pieces
  • 1 Piece Ginger 1 1/2"
  • 10 Cloves Garlic peeled
  • 1 1/2 Cup Water
  • 5 Tbls Canola Oil
  • 2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 each Hot Red Chile crushed in mortar
  • 2 Tsp Corriander
  • 2 Each Tomatoes Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Tbls Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tsp Roasted Cumin Seeds Dry Skillet low heat until fragrant then grind
  • ground pepper to taste


  • Place Ginger and garlic in blender or food processor
  • Add 1/2 Cup water blend until smooth
  • Put oil in skillet when hot add cumin seed then add crushed chile. When it darkens add garlic puree. Cook 1 Minute then add corriander.
  • Add chopped tomatoes crush with spoon
  • Add Beans and remaining water. bring to simmer
  • Add lemon juice and toasted ground cumin seeds and pepper
  • Turn up heat reduce until no liquid then serve

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