Thursday, April 24, 2014


Lima beans                              1.5 cups
Cumin seeds                            1 tsp
Onion                                     1 medium
Tomatoes                                2
Coconut shredded                    2 tsp                        
Garlic cloves                           3
Ginger                                    1/4" inch
Chilly powder                          1 tsp
Coriander powder                    1 tsp
Garam masala                          1/2 tsp
Water                                      1/2 -3/4 cup
Oil                                          1 tsp
Salt                                        as needed

1)Grind the coconut  and garlic into paste by adding little water.
 2)Take a pressure cooker, heat oil and then add the cumin seeds.
Now add the onion pieces let them turn transparent then add the tomatoes .

Let them turn mushy and cook till the oil separates from the tomato mixture.
3)Now add the coconut paste,coriander powder, red chilly powder and salt.
Saute until the raw smell leaves the mixture.

4)Add the lima beans and garam masala  mix well.
5)Add water and cook till 2 whistles.
Make sure not to over cook.

6)Once the cooker cools down then remove the lid and stir well .
Check whether the beans are cooked.

                     SERVE WITH ROTI OR RICE