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Butter beans kuzhambu recipe

Butter beans kuzhambu recipe with step by step pictures.
Course Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Author Sharmilee J

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter beans
  • 1/3 cup thin tamarind extract
  • 1 cup thin + thick coconut milk
  • 10 nos small onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium sized tomato (roughly chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • water as needed
  • chopped coriander leaves just for garnish

Instructions

  • Peel the skin and take the fresh butter beans rinse it well.Then add it to pressure cooker along with salt and turmeric powder.Pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles or until soft. It should be soft but not mushy.Set aside.
  • Extract tamarind pulp by adding water to a small marble sized tamarind,Set aside.Heat oil in a kadai - add onion and garlic.Saute for a while until onions turn transparent.Then add tomatoes.
  • Saute till mushy add the spice powders.
  • Mix well and cook for few mins until it becomes thick.Add tamarind extract.Let the curry boil in low flame.
  • Add coconut milk.mix well.Add cooked butter beans.
  • Cook covered for 7-10 mins until oil separates.Finally garnish with coriander leaves and switch off.
  • Serve hot with rice.