Fresh Lima Beans Curry (Pavta Bhaji) Recipe | Roti Side Dish Recipe

Lima Beans Curry
Long back my friend had introduced me this Lima beans.After i started using this beans in my regular cooking,it became our Family favorite. Today am just sharing a simple curry using Lima Beans.

Lima Beans
I used the fresh Beans,if you didn’t get then use the canned one.Dry beans also available in stores.If you are using dried ones then soak it over night and use it.

Ingredients:

1 and 1/2 cup Lima Beans
1 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 Medium Sized Onion Chopped
2 Tomatoes Finely Chopped
1 tsp Chilly powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
A Pinch Garam Masala Powder
1 tbsp grated Coconut
2 Garlic Pods
1/2 cup Water
Few coriander leaves for Garnishing
Salt as needed

Method:

Lima Beans

  • Grind the grated coconut and garlic with little water into smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and temper the jeera seeds.
  • Add in the onion and tomato,saute well until it becomes soft.Add the chilly powder,coriender powder and salt,fry well until the raw smell goes.

Lima Beans

  • Add the coconut paste and garam masala,saute for few minutes.
  • Then add in the beans and water.
  • Pressure cook it-just 2 whistles is enough to cook , switch off the stove.Garnish with coriander leaves.

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                                 It goes well with rotis as well as riceSmile
My Notes:

  • You can try this curry with black eyed beans,peas etc.
  • I did cooking in pressure cooker to save time,you can make it in Kadai also.
  • If you are making in pressure cooker don’t cook it more than 2 whistles,otherwise the beans will become mushy.
  • I made it semi dry curry,If you want more gravy you can add little water to make it thin curry.

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27 Comments

  1. This really sounds delicious. The dish is new to me, but I love to experiment and this is a likely candidate. Have a wonderful day. Blessings…Mary

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