A classic staple, and a Gujarati side dish that makes it to the dining table of every Gujarati at least twice a week, Fansi Bateta Nu Shaak can become your favorite go-to sabzi as well. Easy and quick, this dish requires no special ingredients, yet it turns out to be so delicious and flavorsome.
Try out this Gujrati Fansi Batewta nu shaak recipe!
About Fansi Bateta Nu shaak
Fansi Bateta nu Shaak is the Gujrati and elevated version of the normal Aaloo Beans sabzi from North India. What makes this dish special is the combination of spices and seeds that are used to generate a unique flavor that is loved by most.
With such a quick preparation process and delectable taste, Fansi Bateta nu shaak can be enjoyed with anything from chapati and rice to warm paranthas and puris.
Whichever way you decide to pair it, you’re absolutely gonna love every bite of this recipe. Check it out!
How To Make Fansi Bateta Nu Shaak
Flavourful Fansi Bateta Nu Shaak Recipe
- 1 cup Fansi french beans
- 1 cup potatoes cut into cubes
- ½ Cup Oil
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
- 2 green chilis chopped
- 2 small onions finely chopped
- ½ cup tomatoes chopped
- 1 tsp red chili powder
- Salt to taste
- ½ tsp turmeric powder
- ½ tsp garam masala
- ½ cup water
- Start by heating oil in a pan. Once hot add in the cumin seeds and ginger garlic paste to it. Stir this well.
- Next, add in the chopped green chilis and onions. Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the onions appear translucent.
- Now pour in the chopped tomatoes and let them cook for about 2-3 minutes or until they turn mushy.
- Next drop in all the spices including, red chili powder, salt, turmeric, and garam masala. Give them a good mix.
- Add the fansi and potatoes to the prepared mixture and mix them well so that they’re well combined with the spices.
- Now pour in 1 cup of water and stir it. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes on low-medium heat.
- After 10 minutes, check if the potatoes are cooked, if not, cook them for another 2-3 minutes.
- Once cooked, take off the flame and serve warm.
Tips to keep in mind
- Ensure that the oil isn’t too hot, or the spices will burn.
- If you plan to use boiled potatoes for this recipe then make sure to reduce the cooking time by 2-3 minutes otherwise they will get mushy.
- Cook the tomatoes properly, until they get mushy and start leaving oil from the sides.
- If the potatoes aren’t cooked after 10 minutes, then do not hesitate to cook them for 2-3 minutes more
- You can adjust the spice level and the amount of water according to your personal choice.
To store this delicious recipe, just transfer the leftovers to an air-tight container and store them in the refrigerator. This will last you for up to 2 days.
For reheating you can heat it in both ways, in the microwave or on a gas top. Sprinkle some water on top and reheat for about 1-2 minutes.
Can I use boiled potatoes to make this recipe?
Yes, you can use boiled potatoes for making this Fansi Bateta nu shaak recipe. But if you use boiled potatoes then don’t forget to reduce the cooking time by 2-3 minutes, this will prevent the potatoes from turning mushy.
Is this recipe vegan?
Since all the ingredients used in this recipe are plant-based and none of them is an animal product hence it makes this Fansi Bateta nu shaak recipe is 100% vegan and plant-based.
What is the best type of potato to make this recipe?
Although you can use any kind of potatoes that you have in your kitchen to make this Fnasi bateta nu shaak.But the best types of potatoes that you can use to make it are red-skinned potatoes, yellow potatoes, and baby potatoes. You can use any of these that is easily available to you.