Butter Beans Coconut Pulaoby Priya SureshCreated on 27th Jan 2016

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Butter Beans Coconut Pulaoby Priya Suresh
  • Butter Beans Coconut Pulao (53 likes)

  • By Priya Suresh|
    Created on 27th Jan 2016
  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves3People

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Butter Beans Coconut Pulao


  • 2 cups Basmati rice (washed and soaked for half an hour)
  • 2 nos Onions (sliced thinly)
  • 6 nos Garlic cloves
  • 1 cup Butter beans (cooked)
  • 2 nos Bayleaves
  • 3 nos Cloves
  • 2 nos Cardamoms
  • 1 no Cinnamon stick
  • Oil
  • Chopped mint leaves
  • To grind:
  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves
  • 1 cup Grated coconut
  • 6 nos Green chillies


  1. Grind the mint leaves,coconut and green chillies as fine paste. Squeeze out the spiced coconut milk and add more water to make 4cups of coconut milk and keep aside.
  2. Heat enough oil in a pressure cooker,fry the whole spices until they turns brown. Add the garlic cloves, fry until they turns slightly brown, then add the sliced onions and saute until the onions turns transculent
  3. Now add the rice and saute for few minutes. Finally add the cooked butter beans, give a stir.
  4. Now add the spiced coconut milk,salt to the rice, cook everything in simmer with lid closed until the rice gets well cooked. Add the chopped mint leaves, toss the pulao gently
  5. Serve with raita.
    comment 2
    Yasmin Bharmal a year ago

    thanks for the prompt reply Priya Suresh

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    Priya Suresh a year ago

    Its a kind of beans as much like channa(chickpeas)..

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    Yasmin Bharmal a year ago

    what is butter beans?

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    Priya Suresh a year ago

    Thank u Balachandrika for your feedback.. Much appreciated and thank u again for trying.

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    Balachandrika Kandaswamy a year ago

    I tried this recipe today and it tastes awesome. Appreciated by everyone at home. Feeling happy. Thanks for posting the recipe.

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