May 29, 2014

Easy to make Butter Beans Masala

Butter beans is available in yellow pods in vegetable markets. The butter beans are very good for health and tastes very well when added with Potato Curry or Vegetable Briyani. This butterbeans masala goes well as a side dish with chappathis as well as Rice. Thogh they are so many method of making Butterbeans masala, here I give the simplest and easiest method...


Softly boiled Butter beans 2 cups


Chopped onion & tomatoes 1 

cup each


Slitted green chilly 1


Oil 3 tea spoons


Dhaniya powder 2 teaspoons


Cumin seed powder 1/4 tea spoon


Crushed Cinnamon and Cloves 1/4 tea spoon 

Red chilly powder 1 tea spoon


Cornflour 1/2 table spoon


Boiled and cooled Milk 1 cup.





Heat the oil in a kadai. Do the seasoning by adding the crushed 

clove and cinnamon. Then  add onion and fry till becomes 

transparent. Then add tomato and fry. Meanwhile add the slitted 

green chilly and  all the powders(except corn flour). Add required 

salt. stir well. Then put the boiled Butter beans into the kadai &

allow it boil for 5 mnts to absorb the flavour. Add a cup of water 

and let it boil for 5 minutes. Dissolve the cornflour in the milk and 

pour into the kadai and stir well. In 2 minutes the masala thickens 

and gives a creamy and glossy look. Garnish with corainder and 

enjoy the taste.


NOTE: If you want to make it more spicy while frying onion add a 

teaspoon of ginger garlic paste and a pinch of garam masala