Thursday, December 13, 2007

Lima Beans

2 cups baby lima beans (I use frozen)
2 medium onions, finely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped or 3 tsp tomato paste
2 tbsp dry coconut (add little water & make a paste)
Salt, turmeric – to taste
2 tsp curry masala powder
1 tsp red chillie powder
3 cups water
Chopped coriander leaves

For seasoning:
3 cloves, ½ tsp cumin seeds, 3 garlic cloves-finely chopped, curry leaves
2 tbsp oil

  • Heat oil in a saucepan, add cloves, cumin seeds, garlic, curry leaves
  • Immediately add onion, sauté until onion is soft
  • Add tomatoes, salt and turmeric. Cover & coook until tomatoes turn soft
  • Add 3 cups water and lima beans, cover & cook until lima beans are soft
  • Stir in coconut paste, curry masala & red chillie powder
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, mix & turn the heat off
Good with puri/rotis

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