Saturday, March 28, 2009

Lima Beans Thove

1 Cup frozen baby Lima Beans
1tbsp Cilantro
1 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed Lemon/Lime juice
2 Green Chillies
Salt to taste

2tsp Cooking oil

2 cloves of Garlic
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 red Chilly
2 - 3 Curry leaves
pinch of Asafoetida powder

  • Pressure cook lima beans with around 2 cups of water and split green chillies (After 3whistles, for around 10/15mins in medium flame)
  • To the cooked Lima beans add lemon juice, salt, cilantro and bring it to a proper boil
  • Heat a pan with oil, garlic, then add mustard & red chilly. Once mustard starts to splutter add curry leaves and asafoetida powder
  • Add seasoning to thove. Serve it hot with rice
Nutrition Facts of
(for source/detailed information; click on the vegetable name)
Lima Beans -
  • High in fiber amd protein
  • Good source of iron
Note:- Lima beans can be replaced with black eyed peas or green peas. If the peas are not fresh or frozen, then soak it in the water for 4-5hrs and then pressure cook it.

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