Pavta Batata Recipe

1-1/4 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) 

How to make pavta batata:

  • 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.
  • Add asafoetida and onion.
  • Fry till onions become translucent.
  • Now mix turmeric, cayenne, coriander, salt and potatoes.
  • Add little water and cook until potatoes are soft.
  • Gently mix in the cooked beans, coconut and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.