Potato(आलू), medium – 3 nos (250 gms)
Mustard Oil (सरसों का तेल) – 5 tbsp
Dry Red Chilli (सूखी लाल मिर्च)- 2 nos
Heeng (हींग) – ½ tsp
Green Chilli, slit (हरि मिर्च) – 1 no
Mustard seeds (सरसों)- 1 tsp
Cumin (जीरा) – 1 tsp
Ginger (अदरक), chopped – 1 tbsp
Salt (नमक) – to taste
French Beans, cut (बींस) – 2 cups (400 gms)
Turmeric (हल्दी)- ½ tsp
Chilli powder (मिर्च पाउडर) – 1½ tsp
Coriander powder (धनिया पॉउडर) – 1 tbsp
Amchur (अमचूर) – 2 tsp
Kasoori methi powder (कसूरी मेथी) – ½ tsp
Sambhar Masala (सांभर मसाला) – 1½ tsp
Coriander chopped (धनिया पत्ता) – handful
Heat a kadhai, and drizzle mustard oil on it. Heat the oil, then drop in red chillies, heeng, green chillies, mustard seeds, cumin, and ginger. Stir it well, now add potatoes first. Sprinkle some salt and cook it for 2 to 3 mins open and then close the lid and cook it for the same time.
Drop beans, salt, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder, amchur powder and kasoori methi powder. The star ingredient is Sambhar masala, sprinkle some. This will drastically change the taste of the dish; you can even use garam masala or pav bhaji masala.
Toss it well and cook it on a low flame with the lid closed. Toss it again, sprinkle a dash of water on the sides and then close the lid again. Turn off the heat and the dish is ready.
Top it with some chopped coriander leaves and the Aloo Beans ki Sabji is ready to be served with some rotis or paranthas.