Thursday, June 3, 2010

Lima Bean Salad

Its summer and everyone want to eat light meal..This salad is filling and healthy too.


 Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Lima/ Fava Beans (used baby lima beans)
  • 1/4 cup Cahewnuts
  • 1/4 cup Mint leaves (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Spinach leaves(chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seed
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Black pepper & Salt as per taste.
Method:
In a mixie add mint, cashew nuts, garlic, mint, spinach leaves, salt and pepper, olive oil , cumin seeds and make fine paste. In a blow take lima beans, add above made paste and mix it well. Drizzle some olive oil before serving...


Serve immediately.
Note:


  • Used frozen / ready to use baby Lima beans (@ room temperature). Can cook these for 5-8 minutes or as per instruction on the packet. 
  • If using dried beans , soak and cook them till they are tender but not too mushy.
  • If they are cooked then cool them completely.
  • While grinding, if the paste is  dry then add olive oil. Do not add water.
Lima Bean Salad goes to Preeti's Green Gourmet Event.

47 comments:

Priti said...

This is new to me and looks very gud Jyoti

Panchpakwan said...

Hey Priti thank you so much..

divya said...

oh wow, that is really a healthy and colorful looking salad.

Rach said...

I love greens and salads, Perfect for me. Even I make variety of bean salads. This looks so yumm :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks so good jothi, i loved the masala used in it...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very new salad variation for me. thanks for sharing it with us dear

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

jeyashrisuresh said...

colour salad with lima bean.nice click

Nandini said...

Woo! I love lima beans! Bookmarked! Would love to try this!

SathyaSridhar said...

I like lima beans curry dear,,sure salad taste very good very healthy one.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very innovative, yummy salad Jyothi

shanthi said...

Healthy and innovative

Suman said...

wonderful and delicious looking salad...love the color...lovely!

Swathi said...

Joyti,

Nice healthy colorful salad

Rachana Kothari said...

The Salad looks so good, loved the lovely green colour :-)

Kiran said...

Very nice dressing with mint and spinach.Lima bean salad looks very delicious.

Uma said...

never made a salad with lima beans.. cashews, spinach would taste great :)

Sailaja said...

Wow Lima bean salad .Completely new to me. Great presentation and looks yummy

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

perfect green gourmet.....what a bful color.....looks yum n delcious....great mouthwatering dish..

Suja Sugathan said...

Healthy and colorful salad..mint and spinach paste combo is a great idea..looks yummy.

simply.food said...

What a refreshing and healthy salad looks delicious.

Sayali said...

looks really yummy...nice one

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love them dear. The dressing looks super delicious. I am definitely trying it. Just one question though, did you not have to cook lima beans at all?

Shriya said...

Love the salad, very new to me. It's really healthy too.

This could make for a great entry in to our Sizzling Summer Contest. check it out in ST. you could win one of two $50 prizes.

Preeti Kashyap said...

Thanks for sending this to green gourmet! It is indeed a lovely green recipe, Love the pic!

Panchpakwan said...

Thank you all for lovely comments.

@ Priya, As I have mentioned on post, I have used ready to use beans. These are frozen and can use without cooking or you can cook for 5-8 minutes. Thank you for asking and I am updating the same.
Dry Beans are need to soaked and cooked.

@ Shriya, Thank you for let me know abt your event.. sure will send it.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Thanks Jyoti for letting me know and updating the post on how to use lima beans :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Healthy one for sure

Krishnaveni said...

delicious and healthy. excellent presentation jyoti. looks so cute

sonu said...

wow !! this is very new to me..simple health nd delicious combo...perfect green salad..

Yummy Team said...

This salad is new to me. Love the green color of this yummy salad..

Chetana Suvarna Ganatra said...

Jyoti looks good n soo appetizing.

PS said...

hey jyoti, simpley healthy salad, liked it very much, will give it a try soon..

suma said...

Looks yumm Jyothi!!

Sum said...

Very innovative!

Priya said...

Very catchy and interesting salad..

vineetha said...

Nice one ..Loved ur presentaion in that cute bowl.

Vidhya said...

nice comb... healthy dish

Soma Pradhan said...

Yumy and healthy sald....Would like to have it

homewarming said...

The recipe sounds delicious. The salad looks stunning. Thanks for sharing.

M D said...

Hey Jyoti, this looks good. I love Lima beans and will try this one for sure.

Shree said...

Love the color Jyoti :)

GayathriRaj said...

hey thats a yummy color and an healthy one....different masala used makes it more tasty i feell....

sangi said...

nice recipe ...Bookmarking...luv the bowl n presentation

PJ said...

lovely salad and i love that bowl!

Soma Pradhan said...

Nice recipe dear

Panchpakwan said...

Thank you all for lovely comments.

SS blogs here said...

Hey Jyoti.. this sounds like such a unique recipe! Had never seen something like this before. Thanks for sharing!

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