Butter Beans Curry

Nutritious, yummy and easy to make curry

Butter Beans Curry | Pachakam

Butter Beans Curry

Nutritious, yummy and easy to make curry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Meenakshi Balaji

Published On: 20 Jul 2007

Rating: 3
18 Votes, 4 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Soak the butter beans for about 6 hours.

Step 2

Pressure cook the beans for 2 whistles.

Step 3

Heat the oil in a tawa.

Step 4

Fry the cloves, cardamom and cinnamon for a few mins.

Step 5

Add the chopped onions and fry till they turn light brown.

Step 6

Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 mins.

Step 7

Allow the contents of the tawa to cool.

Step 8

In a mixer, add the tomato and tawa contents and blend to a coarse paste.

Step 9

Add the paste back to the tawa and now add the tumeric, chilly, coriander and garam masala powders and fry for about 5 mins.

Step 10

:- The raw smell of the masala should go.

Step 11

Add the butter beans, 1/2 cup of water and salt.

Step 12

Cook for about 5 mins till the gravy thickens.

Step 13

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Step 14

:- Its got a wonderful buttery taste and goes well with chapattis and rice.


Sounds a typical South Indian dish. Will try tomorrow. Thanks for the recipie. Looks yummy.


yummy for the tummy :)


Thanks Mrs.Balaji - the recipe turned out very nice!! Please share more recipes


It is Yuummy...Very very tasty....Definately worth the effort..Hats off to Meenakshi

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