Simple flat bean dish in little to no time
Shim or Sheem is commonly known as string beans as they enclose a tough fiber running along the seam from one end to the other of the flattened pods. Therefore, it is also called flat beans. The mature velvety sheem has a sweet crunchy taste with an excellent texture.
Apart from mung daal or black gram, toor daal or pigeon peas, and bengal gram or cholar daal, the Big Four of pulses that are commonly used all over India, red lentil or masoor, cow peas, horse gram, lablab bean, there are several others that are also very popular. Like most members of the family these pulses are excellent sources of protein, B vitamins like thiamine B1, riboflavin B2, niacin B3, pantothenic acid B5, and folate folic acid/vitamin B9 as well as several dietary minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and sulphur.