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Khatti Meethi Phaliyan

Stir fried beans tossed with some tamarind, jaggery and a spicy coconut mixture. It's easy to make and full of Gujarati flavors. A little sweet, a little tangy!

Khatti Meethi Phaliyan Khatti Meethi Phaliyan

Chef's Name

: Aditya Bal

Recipe Servings

: 4

Recipe Cook Time

: 25 Minutes

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  • For the spice paste:

    4 bedki chillies

    1 Tbsp zeera

    1/2 Tbsp coriander seeds

    4-5 Tbsp coconut, shredded

    Water, a little bit

    Salt, to taste

    To stir fry beans:

    1 Tbsp oil

    2 cups french beans, cut 3 cm long

    For the main preparation:

    1/2 Tbsp oil

    1 tsp mustard seeds

    1 tsp til / white sesame seeds

    1 tsp turmeric powder

    Hing, a pinch

    2 tsp coriander powder

    10-15 curry leaves

    Water, to cook the beans

    2 tsp tamarind paste

    2 tsp jaggery / gud


For the spice paste:

Dry roast bedki chillies,  zeera, coriander seeds and coconut.

Pound them together in a mortar and pestle with some salt and water till it makes a fine paste.

To stir fry beans:

Add oil in a pan and stir fry beans on high heat for 2-3 minutes. Keep aside.

For the main preparation:

In a wok/ kadhai add oil, mustard seeds and til. Saute.

Add the spice paste, curry leaves, turmeric, hing and coriander powder. Saute. Add a little water to help the masala cook.

Add the stir fried beans with tamarind and jaggery. Add a little water to further cook the beans. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

Cover and let it cook in its residual heat.






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