French bean is one of the most popular and widely grown vegetables in India. The green immature pods are cooked and eaten as a vegetable. Immature pods are marketed fresh,frozen or canned,whole,cut or French cut. French beans are smaller than common green beans and have a soft,velvety pod. Quite fleshy for their size,only tiny seeds inhabit these delicate pods. French beans are sweet,tender and wonderfully crispy.