Monday, May 29, 2017

Potato Butter Beans Curry | Potato with Butter Beans Masala

Potato Butter Beans Curry, a simple and delicious curry made from potato and butter beans. You can serve this as side dish for chapathi/roti or as accompaniment for rice. Potato and butter beans really blends very well and tastes amazing together.Amma makes this often as accompaniment for our lunch and she use mutton/chicken masala powder instead of garam masala powder and those flavors give great taste to this curry.So if you have those masala powder, you can use that too.Now let's see how to make this delicious curry.

Potato Butter Beans Curry

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Curry | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Potato - 2(small)
Butter Beans - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1(small)
Tomato - 1(small)
Garlic -2 pods
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masal powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard & urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Coriander leaves - few

First remove the butter beans from its shells.
Add into the pressure cooker along with potatoes and cook it for 3 whistles.In the mean time, chop the onions into thin slices, tomato & garlic into small pieces.
Heat a kadai with oil, add the mustard and urad dal, let the mustard splutter, then add the onions,garlic and curry leaves.Saute till the onions becomes translucent.
Then add the tomatoes and spices(turmeric,red chili powder) & salt and saute till the tomatoes becomes mushy.
Peel the cooked potatoes and cut into cubes,add into onion masala along with butter beans,toss them well in the masala. Keep the flame in low and cook it for 3-4 mins.
Finally add garam masala powder, coriander leaves & mix well and switch off the flame.
That's it, Potato Butter Beans Curry is ready.

  • Depends on your liking, you may add more or less of butter beans.
  • Instead of chopped garlic, you can use 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste.
  • No need to add water, the water from the tomatoes is enough to cook the spices without burning. 

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