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Shaa Jeera Green Beans (or cumin green beens)

An easy fragrant vegetable side dish, green beans with Indian spice
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6


  • 1-½ pounds green beans, boiled till al dente then shocked
  • 3 tbls butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped
  • 2 tsp minced or grated ginger
  • 1 tbls shaa jeera (you can do this with whole cumin seeds if you must but it's not the same)


  • Make sure green beans are well drain.
  • In a heavy skillet over high heat, melt the butter. When it begins to froth, add the garlic ginger and shaa jeera (or cumin seeds). Cook until tender, about 30 seconds. Add the beans and stir fry till they're coated with butter and seasonings and heated through, a minute or two.
Keyword Green Beans, indian cuisiine, Shaa jeera, vegetarian