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Khatti Meethi Phaliyan Recipe

Khatti Meethi Phaliyan
How to make 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!

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins 15 seconds
  • Prep Time 10 mins 15 seconds
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Khatti Meethi Phaliyan

  • For 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 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

How to Make Khatti Meethi Phaliyan

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Prepare 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.

Stir fry beans:

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

Prepare 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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