Greek Style Green Beans Stir Fry Recipe
Give this super easy Greek Style Green Beans Stir Fry a try - it is packed with flavours from the roasted onions and the sweetness from the back raisins making it lip smacking side dish for dinner. Serve it along with a rice and stew and you will absolutely enjoy this continental meal.
Greek Style Green Beans Stir Fry Recipe is a hearty recipe made from sautéed green beans cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic and some heat is added to the beans stir fry by adding crushed peppercorn and chilli flakes. It is considered as one of the traditional Greek style vegetarian dish but there can be many variation found.
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- 300 grams Green beans (French Beans) , cut into
- 1 cup Onion , finely chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Homemade tomato puree
- 2 tablespoons Black Raisins
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , coarsely pounded
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil , for cooking
How to make Greek Style Green Beans Stir Fry Recipe
To begin making Greek Style Green Beans Stir Fry Recipe, prep all the ingredients and keep them ready.
Heat a pan with olive oil on medium heat; add the onions and garlic and sauté until the onions are lightly browned. Ensure you cook on medium heat so it browns evenly.
Once the onions have lightly browned add the tomato puree, crushed peppercorn, chilli flakes and give it a brisk boil for about a minute.
Add the green beans to the tomato and onion mixture; sprinkle a little water, salt and cover and cook on low heat till the beans are completely cooked and yet green.
You can stir it couple of times in between to ensure the green beans gets well coated with the tomato onion mixture.
Once the green beans are cooked through, add the raisins and stir fry the Greek Style Green Beans for less than a minute and turn off the heat.
Check the salt and adjust to taste accordingly. Once done, transfer the Greek Style Green Beans to a serving bowl and serve hot.