This curried green bean salad is a winner as a side dish with any meal and on a barbeque table. The sauce is sweet-sour. This salad can be bottled in airtight containers to be stored for a long time.

curried green bean

Curried Green Bean Salad

Delicious curry green bean salad
3.80 from 10 votes
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine South African
Servings 8 servings
Calories 420 kcal


  • 2 kg string beans sliced
  • 1 kg onions sliced
  • water salted
  • 750 ml brown vinegar
  • 500 ml sugar
  • 25 ml curry powder
  • 50 ml cornflour mixed with a little water
  • 10 ml salt


  • In a large saucepan, boil the beans and onions in salted water until just tender. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, boil the vinegar and sugar in another saucepan, stirring often, until all the sugar has dissolved.
  • Add the salt, curry powder and cornflour to the vinegar and sugar. Mix well.
  • Add the sauce to the beans and onions and bring to boil again. Cool before serving.


Calories: 420kcalCarbohydrates: 99gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 509mgPotassium: 758mgFiber: 10gSugar: 76gVitamin A: 1756IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 142mgIron: 4mg
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