Recipe for Mixed Beans Shaak


  • 35g – oil
  • 2g – Cumin seeds
  • 2g – methi seed
  • 250g – Chopped onion
  • 1g – hing
  • 1g – mango powder
  • 5g – red chilli powder
  • 2g – crushed coriander seeds
  • 5g – cumin powder
  • 4g – paprika
  • 5g – Garam masala
  • 3g – methi powder
  • 5g – salt
  • 150g – chopped tomato
  • 100g – water
  • 400g – drained mix five beans


  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add cumin and methi seeds wait till crackle.
  3. Add onion and cook till golden brown.
  4. Add all the spices and cook for a minute.
  5. Add chopped tomato and cook till boil.
  6. Add water and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Add beans and cook till most of the water is reduced.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Serve hot and garnish with fresh chopped coriander.


About B Sainath Rao

Senior Executive Chef & Production Manager, Noon Products Ltd

He is an internationally renowned chef who has some 46 years of active cooking experience. At Noon Products, Sainath Rao began as an Executive Chef running day to day operation of the kitchen, and experimenting with new products to be introduced progressively with company’s development. He started with a team of 17 which has grown to the present number of 1200. Noon Products produce over 250000 chilled meals each day for major supermarkets.

Rao has trained three generations of management. He has been on consignments from India, China, Israel, Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Portugal, Iceland, Croatia, Denmark, to take part in food presentations, to learn and reproduce authentic fares.

Rao & team of chefs compiled the NOON book of Authentic Indian Cookery


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