Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe - Beans Cooked With Peanuts

It is a simple french beans recipe where the beans are cooked in mild goda masala and then tossed with roasted peanut powder to give it a nutty taste.

Nithya Anantham
Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe - Beans Cooked With Peanuts
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Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe, a simple recipe made from French Beans that is made in every Maharashtrian household. Very nutritious and simple to make, you can pack it in your everyday Lunch Box too. 

Here, the beans are cooked in mild goda masala and then tossed with roasted peanut powder to give it a nutty taste.

Did You Know - Farasbi are nothing but French Beans in Marathi. French Beans have many health benefits. It has the highest amount of chlorophyll, which blocks the carcinogenic effects of heterocyclic amines generated when grilling meats at a high temperature, which increases the risk of cancer otherwise.

Hence, it is advised to include beans along with grilled meats in our diets to decrease the risk of cancer. It also, contains large amount of fibre, making it suitable for the overall health across all age groups. 

Serve the Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe along with Phulkas and Dal Tadka for a simple weeknight dinner. Serve Boondi Raita to complete this meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Maharashtrian Recipes such as

  1. Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe
  2. Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe
  3. Maharashtrian Anarsa Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Green beans (French Beans) , cut into 1/2 an inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali) , roasted and coarsely ground
  • 2 teaspoons Maharashtrian Goda Masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery , powdered
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Sunflower Oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe - Beans Cooked With Peanuts

  1. To begin making the Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe, dry roast peanuts on medium heat in a pan till they turn golden brown and then grind it to a coarse mix using a mixer grinder and keep aside.

  2. Heat oil in the same pan, add the mustard seeds and let it crackle.

  3. Add the asafoetida, curry leaves and let it splutter. Add the cut french beans, season with little salt and saute for a minute.

  4. Cover it with a lid and let the beans cook in its own steam for 5 minutes, until it is cooked to retain its crunchy texture.

  5. Now, add the turmeric powder, goda masala, red chilli powder, jaggery and mix well. Saute for 2 minutes until the raw smell of the spices goes away.

  6. Adjust the seasoning, add the roasted and crushed peanuts, give it a stir and cook for another 2 minutes.

  7. Add the lemon juice, stir well and switch off the flame.

  8. Serve the Maharashtrian Style Farasbi Chi Bhaji Recipe along with Phulkas and Dal Tadka for a simple weeknight dinner. Serve Boondi Raita to complete this meal.

Last Modified On Wednesday, 06 March 2019 15:05
     
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