Aloo Beans Sabji Recipe

Aloo Beans Sabji Recipe

30 Mins
3-4 People
10 Mins



Hey there, I'm Chef Ajay Chopra, Today I am going to share a delicious meal called Aloo Beans Sabji with you. 


I still remember very well the first time I used this method. It was a lazy Sunday afternoon, and I wanted something healthy and filling. Putting the potatoes into big chunky cubes and getting the beans ready made me miss my childhood. This dish took me right back to my childhood and made me miss the easy pleasures of home-cooked meals.




Recipe of Aloo Beans Sabji:




  • 4 Potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp Hing (Asafoetida)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 cup French Beans
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Jeera Powder (Cumin Powder)
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Splash of Water
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Coriander





  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add jeera (cumin seeds) and dry red chillies. Allow them to splutter.

  2. Add chopped garlic and hing (asafoetida). Sauté until garlic turns golden brown.

  3. Add diced potatoes to the pan. Mix well with the tempered oil and spices. Cook for 5-6 minutes.

  4. Cover the pan with a lid and let the potatoes cook for another 5-6 minutes until they are partially cooked.

  5. Add French beans to the pan. Mix gently with the partially cooked potatoes.

  6. Add coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala, and red chilli powder. Stir well to coat the vegetables evenly.

  7. Sprinkle some water over the vegetables. Cover the pan and let the sabzi simmer for 4-5 minutes until beans are cooked.

  8. Once the beans are tender, add chopped coriander. Mix well.

  9. Serve hot with paratha or roti.




Recipe of Green Chili Paratha Recipe:




  • Wheat Flour Dough
  • Ghee
  • Red Chilli Powder
  • Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • Green Chillies, chopped





  1. Take a portion of wheat flour dough and roll it into a flat circle.

  2. Brush one side with oil and sprinkle ajwain, salt, red chilli powder, and chopped green chillies evenly.

  3. Fold the dough into pleats and shape it into a round ball. Dust with flour and roll out into a thick paratha.

  4. Heat a flat pan over medium heat and place the paratha on it. Cook from both sides until golden brown spots appear.

  5. Add ghee to the paratha and roast until light golden.


Serve the Aloo Beans Sabji with the Green Chili Paratha for a delicious and satisfying meal. Enjoy!




About the Recipe:


A traditional Indian food called Aloo Beans Sabji combines the earthy tastes of potatoes and the crunchiness of green beans with a wonderful mix of spices. This easy recipe is great for quick meals during the week or lunches on the go. Each bite is full of flavour and good for you.



Cooking Tips:


  • For even cooking, make sure the potatoes and beans are cut into the same size pieces.
  • Adding more or less chilli powder lets you change the amount of heat to your liking.
  • It is better for you if you steam the beans and potatoes before putting them in the pan.
  • Add a splash of colour and flavour with fresh cilantro leaves.



Pairing Guide:


This dish goes well with hot rotis or steamed rice. You can also eat it with yoghurt on the side to cool down after all the spicy food. Put a salad or pickles on the side to make it a full meal.




Frequently Asked Questions about Aloo Beans Sabji:


  1. Can I use frozen beans for this recipe? Yes, frozen beans work well for this recipe. Just thaw them before cooking.

  2. Can I substitute potatoes with sweet potatoes? Absolutely! Sweet potatoes add a unique sweetness to the dish.

  3. How long does it take to cook Aloo Beans Sabji? It usually takes around 15-20 minutes to cook Aloo Beans Sabji on medium heat.

  4. Can I make this dish ahead of time? Yes, you can prepare Aloo Beans Sabji ahead of time and reheat it before serving.

  5. What other vegetables can I add to this dish? You can experiment with adding carrots, bell peppers, or cauliflower for variation.

  6. Is Aloo Beans Sabji spicy? The level of spiciness can be adjusted according to your taste preferences. You can add more or less chili powder accordingly.

  7. Can I make this dish vegan? Yes, Aloo Beans Sabji is naturally vegan-friendly as it does not contain any animal products.

  8. What type of potatoes should I use for this recipe? You can use any variety of potatoes, but I recommend using waxy potatoes like Yukon Gold or Red Bliss for the best texture.

  9. How do I store leftovers? Store leftover Aloo Beans Sabji in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

  10. Can I freeze Aloo Beans Sabji? Yes, you can freeze Aloo Beans Sabji in a freezer-safe container for up to 1 month. Just thaw and reheat before serving.