II Pavta Batata (Potato with Lima Beans)II

Ingredients: ( Serves : 4)

  • 11/4 cup Lima beans (Soaked overnight)
  • 2 medium Potatoes (peeled & cubed)
  • 1tsp. black mustard seeds
  • 1tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1tsp. Cayenne powder
  • 1tsp. coriander powder
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 medium Onion (finely chopped)
  • 4 tbsp. fresh coconut (grated)
  • Chopped coriander leaves

Preperation :

  • Cook the beans in enough water till cooked but not too soft.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, allow them to pop. Add asafoetida and onion . Fry till onions become translucent.
  • Now mix  turmeric, cayenne, coriander, salt and potatoes. Add little water and cook until potatoes are soft.
  • Gently mix in the cooked beans, coconut and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.