String beans are also commonly known as French beans. It is a very healthy green vegetable and it can be consumed steamed, baked, boiled, or grilled according to your preference. It is a crunchy and low-calorie vegetable that makes it popular among children as well.
The best thing about the string beans is that there is no need of using fertilizer to keep them nourished.
It contains a high amount of vitamin A, folic acid, calcium, and other vitamins such as vitamin K, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B-6, vitamin E. It comprises high amount of chlorophyll and iron as well.
1. Buttery Garlic Green String Beans
Ingredients: 2 pinches lemon pepper, 3 cloves garlic, 500-gram beans, 3 tablespoon butter, salt to taste.
Cooking Steps: Boil the beans by placing them into a large skillet for five minutes. Now drain the beans and add some butter. Cook and mix it well for 3-4 minutes until it cooks well. Add garlic to the green beans and again stir it. Finally, add some seasoning of lemon pepper and salt to it.Your Buttery Garlic Green Beans is ready to serve.
2. Chawli/String Beans sabzi
Ingredients: 1 tsp lemon juice, salt to taste, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 ½ tsp red chilli powder, 2 cup chopped long beans, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, ¼ tsp carom seeds, ½ tsp cumin seeds, ¼ tsp mustard seeds, and 2 tbsp oil.
Cooking Steps: Firstly, wash the beans and chop them into small pieces of ½ inch. Next, heat the oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and carom seeds to it. Add turmeric powder and a pinch of asafoetida to the chopped beans in the pan and mix it well. Now again add salt, chilli powder, and coriander powder. Cover the pan and let it get cooked for 5-7 minutes. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves just before serving.