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Indian Lima Beans Curry

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Lima beans or Pavta is something that is abundantly, freshly and freely available at my mother in laws kitchen during its peak harvest season. This is a regular meal at our house and my MIL makes best Pavta rassa (curry) bhaji. Its very simple, easy and delicious meal to carry for tiffin.
  Frozen lima beans 14 Ounce
  Oil 4 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Frozen coconut 4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Green chilies 3
  Coriander powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Add green chillies, coconut and garlic in to a blender and grind to make a smooth paste.
Heat 3 tsp oil in a pressure cooker add onions and saute till it becomes translucent.
Add coriander powder, cumin powder, mix and cook for 2 mts.
Add coconut paste, stir and cook for 5 mts.
Add tomatoes, mix and cook until tomatoes gets mashed up with onion.
Add red chilli powder, mix well, add beans, mix nicely add water, salt to taste and garam masala.
Now cover and cook until 2 whistles.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242 Calories from Fat 74

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.2%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 146.2 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.2%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 9 g18.7%

Vitamin A 23.9% Vitamin C 96.5%

Calcium 10% Iron 25.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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