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5 from 1 vote

Easy Green Bean Curry

A mild green bean curry, easy to cook with just a few ingredients
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: green bean curry, indian vegeterian curry, string bean curry
Servings: 6


  • 600 gram green beans sliced
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaf
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 tspn fenugreek seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbsp masala
  • 1/2 tspn turmeric
  • 1 tomato blanched and grated
  • salt


  • Heat oil, add fenugreek seeds, onion and curry leaf
  • Saute until onion is golden brown. Add garlic and fry for a minute
  • Add the masala and turmeric. Fry for a minute. Be careful not to let it burn. Add a few drops water if necessary
  • Add the green beans. Season with salt. Cover and simmer on low heat
  • Halfway through cooking time add the tomato. Cook until green beans are tender


  1. I did not add any water throughout the cooking process. However, if you feel the green beans is drying out too quickly you can add a few drops of water
  2. The fenugreek seeds is not necessary but it does give the curry a nutty flavour