Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Butter Beans Pulav

Butter beans is tasty, versatile and nutritious. They're not just tasty though, butter beans are an good source of low fat protein and may even help cut cholesterol as part of a healthy diet. In common with other beans they are also an excellent source of fiber and iron.They're easy to cook, very versatile and great as a store cupboard standby.Lets see an quick tasty pulav recipe with Butter beans.
Butter Beans Pulav


Basmathi Rice - 1 cup
Boiled Butter Beans - 1/4 cup (Soak the Butter Beans overnight and pressure cook it for 2 whistles)
Garlic - 5
Coconut Milk - 1 cup
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Shallots - 8
Green chili - 2
Pudhina - 1 tbsp
Corriander - 2 tbsp
Cardomon - 1
Cloves - 1
Bay Leaf - 1
Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
Salt as per taste
Oil - 1 tbsp 


1)First grind onions, green chilli, garlic, coriander into a fine paste.
2)Heat oil in cooker, add the cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon stick and cardomon. Fry till they are slight brown.
3)Now add in the grinded paste and cook for about 5-6 minutes by stiring continuously.
4)Mix in the butter beans, salt and coconut milk, water, corriander, pudina and rice.Stri nicely and pressure cook for two whistles to get a tasty Butterbeans Pulav.


  1. Great looking delicious pulav, i rarely prepare dishes with butterbeans, pulav sounds marvellous..

  2. adding coconut milk will give a good taste. nice

  3. delicious and healthy pulav...will try it.

  4. Really delicious..nice presentation dear..
    Tasty Appetite

  5. Yum! That looks good - simple, clean flavors, delicious.