Sheem Bhaji- Bangladeshi mangetout saute

Sheem Bhaji

Ingredients for the Sheem Bhaji

  • 375g of mangetout, ideally sheem (Bangladeshi mangetout)
  • 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 1 medium sliced onions
  • salt – to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 green chilies split length ways
  • 5 nos garlic cloves

Methods of making Sheem

1. Prepare the sheem by stringing them. Snap off one corner (with the corner pointing down) and pull off the thin string that connects the bean.

2. Now top and tail the sheem and slice width ways into very thin slices – around ½ cm. If you’re using regular mangetout you can skip the stringing and just top, tail and slice.

3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and add the sliced onions with the salt and sauté for 2–3 minutes until translucent.

4. Add the turmeric and cumin and cook for 1 minute and Stir in the chopped sheem (or mangetout) so that everything is mixed well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally Add the chilies, reduce heat to low, cover again and cook for another 5 minutes.

Please note

You can garnished the sheems with roasted garlic and stirred green chilies with lemon wedges, best goes with Chapattis.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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