Today let us see how we can make double beans potato curry. We can make many recipes using double beans like pulao, kurma, fry, curry, sambhar,cutlet, stuffed roti,sundal etc. It’s rich in iron and protein and it’s a boon to vegetarians.
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Double beans or Lima beans, also known as butter beans are popular legumes that are known for their mild buttery flavor and meaty texture. Lima beans are delicious and versatile legume that have a number of important health benefits. Here are 7 Amazing health benefits of Lima Beans (Double Beans).
1. Blood Sugar
Enriched with soluble fiber, helps in absorbing water in stomach to form gel. It thus prevents blood sugar level.
2. Bone health
Rich source of manganese, calcium and magnesium. Promote proper bone development and strengthening the bones.
3. Improves Digestion
The potassium present in lima beans plays an important part in digestion process.
4. Heart Health
Magnesium helps to regulate blood pressure, thus preventing strokes and heart attacks.
5. Glowing Skin
Rich source of copper, acts as an antioxidant which is great for the health of our skin.
6. Energy Booster
Rich in slow-burning complex carbohydrates. Therefore, it increases your energy levels.
7. Hair Growth
Best source of iron, plays an important role in gaining healthy hair.
Simple and easy method of preparation:
Wash and soak double beans in water over night. Add more water because it doubles in size. And also keep in a big vessel to get enough space. Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Pressure cook potatoes along with double beans in a separate vessel if you have space in your cooker or else cook them separately. In a pan add 2 tsp oil. Add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Add double beans to the pan. Add cubed potatoes to the pan. Further add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Add 1 tbsp chilly powder. Add or increase spice if needed. Add 1 tsp salt or as per required. Stir gently binding all the masalas. Keep in lowest flame possible and stir continuously without burning them. Add curry leaves and coriander leaves. You can serve with rice or roti.