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Spicy French Beans with Chilli and Cumin. French beans or haricot verts blanched thin quickly stir fried with cumin and chilli and tossed with lemon.

Spicy French Beans with Chilli and Cumin

Amanda Wren
Spicy French Beans with Chilli and Cumin. French beans or haricot verts blanched thin quickly stir fried with cumin and chilli and tossed with lemon.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 70 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 400 G French Beans Washed and trimmed
  • 2 Red chillies Sliced
  • 1 Lemon Zest and juice
  • 2 Tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • 1 Tsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Flaked sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Drop the beans in boiling water for 2 minutes then plunge into ice water to cool. Drain.
  • Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan and add the cumin seeds until they begin to pop.
  • Add the beans and chilli and stir fry for a couple of minutes before stirring in the lemon juice.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle on the lemon zest and flaked sea salt.

Notes

Remove the membrane and seeds from the chilli for a milder dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 600mgPotassium: 339mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 950IUVitamin C: 58.8mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 2.1mg
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