Monday, October 20, 2014

Lima Beans and Potato curry

Lima Beans Potato curry

Potato curry is a quick side dish for chapatis. I got this healthy lima beans for the first time. It turned out to be a good combo with potato. Lima beans has a smooth buttery texture.It is healthy beans rich in dietary fiber and nutrients.  I used frozen Fordhook lima bean and it does not take much time to cook.Try this,you will surely love it.

Frozen lima beans- 1 cup
Potatoes-2 medium
Onion - 1 medium
Ginger garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Tomato puree- 1/4 tsp
Cashew nut paste- 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Green chilly -1
Coriender powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves- a few
Butter - 1 tsp
Oil and salt to taste

Wash and boil potatoes till it is soft and cooked. Chop into cubes. Steam lima beans for 4-5 minutes till it is cooked ( or boil for 4-5 minutes and drain out the excess water).
Soak cashew nuts in water (10-12) and make a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and saute onions, green chilly and ginger garlic paste,till golden brown. Next add the tomato puree and cook for two minutes followed by the cashew nut paste. Saute till oil separates. Next add the spice powders  cooked potatoes and lima beans. Adjust consistency by adding enough water. Mix well and allow the curry simmer for three to four minutes or till the gravy thickens. Garnish with coriander leaves and one tsp butter.Serve withe chapatis/rotis.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. wow ...after a long time...the curry looks delicious


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