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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Butter beans pulav

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 2:56 PM
Butter beans pulav
   
     I have always been a big fan of beans, it may in any form..Its my favorite all time. My friend Shobana brought this pulav for a potluck lunch.. It was a super hit.  Every one enjoyed & it become my all-occasion go-to treat..

Ingredients:
Dry butter beans or Frozen butter beans-- 1 cup
Basmati rice -- 2 cups
Onion -- 1 no,   Julienned
Tomato --1/2 no. , chopped
Turmeric powder -- a big pinch
Garam masala powder -- 1/4 tsp
Mint leaves -- a handful
Coriander leaves -- a handful
Salt - To Taste.

To Grind:
Dry red chillies -- 3 nos.
Green chilly -- 1 no.
Onion -- 1/3 cup , chopped
Fennel seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Ginger -- 1/4 in piece
Garlic -- 4 nos, peeled
Coconut -- 2 tbsp
For Seasoning:
Oil -- 2 tbsp
Fennel seeds --  1 tsp

Method:

  • Soak dry double beans for 6 ~ 8 hours or overnight & Pressure cook it for 1 whistle.
  • Soak Basmati rice for 20 minutes & drain completely and keep it aside.
  • Grind all the grinding ingredients except coconut into fine paste then add shredded coconut to the fine paste and grind it coarsely, Keep it aside.
  • Heat Oil ina Pan in medium heat and add fennel seeds to splutter.
  • Add sliced Onion and fry till glossy & transparent.
  • Then add ground coconut paste, double beans and fry until raw smell disappear or oil leaves the sides.

Butter beans pulav

  • Now add Mint & cilantro and mix well.
  • After a minute add drained rice & mix gently with masala without breaking the rice.
  • Add Tomato at this stage along with garam masala & salt.
  • Add 3 1/2 cups of water and mix it & adjust salt to taste.
  • When mixture boils vigorously, cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes in low heat.
  • Cool & open the lid & mix well. Serve with any raitha. 
Butter beans pulav
 Sending this to Sobha's cook it healthy - proteinicious.  &  Aipi's and Priya's Bookmarked Recipes event.


21 comments:

  1. pulao looks colourful n healthy!

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  2. Looks just so delish ...love those beans in it ...

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  3. Perfect and healthy pulav.. looks absolutely inviting.. Yummy !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  4. Butter beans are my favorite .. never made pulao with it .. looking good.

    Vardhini
    Event: Fast food not Fat food

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  5. Delicious looking healthy pulao...

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  6. Am a big fan of butter beans..love this rice..

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  7. Sara..Pulav is my fav food...yummy this looks...me gonna try this ...this weekend for sure :)

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  8. Its a lovely pulao.....very healthy too!!

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  9. healthy and delicious pulav carrot curry also yummy

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  10. Wow looks superb.. My mom makes this kind of rice..

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  11. Mouthwatering Pulav....looks delicious

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  12. yummy pulao makes me hungry!!

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  13. Healthy and yummy,makes me hungry..

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  14. Wonderful and flavourful pulao,simply inviting..

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  15. Woww. that looks delicious :) Yummmm

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  16. Delicious and Healthy Pulav,luks so tempting...

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  17. Bookmarked it myself. Love the ground paste :)

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  18. Thanks for trying my dish Saras, ur's look extremely appetizing and it's lunch time now..so hungry

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