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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Lima bean stir fry


This is an amazingly easy recipe. Crunchy, tasty and so nutritious. We love this. I make it with any kind of gravy dish as a side. I had no idea what is Lima beans until I came to USA. We do get this in India ( I got know from my mom in law who told me these are the beans from avaraka ( Chikuduka..) and are available in India.) only that I didnt know about them.. until I came to USA. So here I experiment with the lima beans in a simple recipe and from then on there was no looking back for me. For making this....

You need :

Lima beans frozen/fresh - 3 cups

Red chilli powder - 2 tsp

Lemon extract - 1 to 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil - 1/2 tsp

Green onions - 3 stalks finely chopped

Method :

In a Pan take some oil and add the lima beans to it.. Stir fry for 10-12 minutes... until the the lima beans are cooked and brown spots atrt to apear on them. Add the red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Leave it on for 6-7 minutes until nicely roasted and fried. Add the chopped green onions on top...stir fry for another 3 minutes and Remove from flame. Your Lima bean stir fry is ready... and it just tastes yumm believe me...:) You can eat it as it is... as an evening snack...:) Enjoy!



Doesn,t it look awesome? Try, enjoy and do send me ur reviews about it....:)

10 comments:

Madhavi said...

Lovely recipe Shubha, i jus love lima beans so gonna make today. Thanxxx for sharing!!!

Cham said...

I ve my version on my blog, this one sounds very less ingredients and delicious

Kevin said...

What a simple recipe. I have been meaning to try lima beans. They look really big.

Hetal said...

Hey this is a nice and a quick recipe...love it!!

ranji said...

hi shubha!!!this looks really good..very healthy and crunchy...so simple too..thanks for sharing:)

foodwithapinchoflove said...

Have never tried them before ... but as u say there are from avaraka, i am tempted to try this out soon :)

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Uma said...

great looking lima beans, Shubha! I never made a stir fry with these beans just used them with mixed veggies. Thanks for this nice recipe.

Srivalli said...

Shubha..that looks lovely..I have always made kurma..never this way!

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Anonymous said...

Hi, I would like to pin this recipe to Pinterest...how do I do that, don't see a "Pinit" button on your page...
Kimberly