Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Vegetables)

French Beans with Crushed Garlic Recipe

(Dau Phap Voi Toi Nghien)

Ingredients : Serves 4

15 ml


4 cloves


1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon



450 g

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

Vegetable oil

Onion, finely chopped

Garlic, finely chopped

Large green chilies, deseeded and sliced thinly diagonally

Ground coriander

Ground cumin

Ripe tomatoes, blanched, skinned,

deseeded and chopped roughly

French beans, washed, trimmed and halved



Fresh coriander, chopped

Method :
  • Heat the oil in a wok and stir fry the onion, garlic and green chilies, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.

  • Add the coriander and cumin, stir vigorously and add the chopped tomatoes and French beans.

  • Stir and cover the wok for 5 minutes.

  • Remove the cover, add the sugar and a little salt, and stir again for 1 minute.

  • Add the coriander, stir for 30 seconds and transfer to a warm serving dish.

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