Beans with Coconut

21 May

limabeans_coconut

Ingredients:

Beans 1 cup
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal  1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Broken red chillies 5
Fresh Grated coconut 2 tbsps
Oil 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Wash thoroughly beans(if using frozen beans).

If using dry beans, then
soak beans in 4 cups of water and stand it overnight.
Drain the water in the morning and wash thoroughly.
Boil them in sufficient water for 5 minutes.

Heat oil, add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and broken red chillies.
When dal turns light brown, add beans and cook closed for 3 minutes stirring occasionally.
Finally add grated coconut and serve hot.

Notes:
The trick for beans is to cook them right.

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4 Responses to “Beans with Coconut”

  1. Asha May 21, 2007 at 7:37 am #

    I love frozen baby Lima beans,so easy to cook and yummy.Looks great Raji:)

  2. Jyothi May 21, 2007 at 10:08 am #

    looks great and delicious raji, healthy too. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Aruna May 22, 2007 at 11:19 am #

    Raji, the beans in the pic seems to me like avaerekai(surti lilva papdi), anyways the dish looks delicious!!!

  4. anusharaji May 25, 2007 at 12:45 pm #

    @asha they are not lima beans 😦
    @jyothi sure looks great 🙂
    @aruna true…..thx for dropping by

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