Maharashtrian: Pavta Batata

Try out this simple to make recipe.

Ingredients :

11/4 cup soaked overnight Lima Beans
2 medium sized peeled & cubed Potato (Aloo)
1tsp Black Mustard seeds (Rai/Sarson)
1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 tsp Cayenne Powder
1 tsp Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
A pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)
To taste Salt (Namak)
1 medium sized finely chopped Onion (Pyaj)
4 tblsp fresh grated Coconut (Nariyal)
Chopped Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)

Procedure :

Cook the beans in enough water till cooked but not too soft.
Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, allow them to pop.
Mix asafetida and onion.
Fry till onions become translucent.
Now mix turmeric, cayenne, coriander, salt and potatoes.
Mix little water and cook until potatoes are soft.
Add in the cooked beans, coconut and coriander leaves.
Serve hot.


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