Thursday 22 November 2012

Mauritian Lima bean stew

Hearty and delicious Mauritian spicy Lima bean stew.


300 g precooked tinned broad beans/ Lima beans
2 medium potatoes peeled and  diced
1 small onion finely diced
1 carrot peeled and diced
1 clove garlic
2 large tomatoes diced and puréed
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
120 ml water
1 tablespoon fresh coriander finely chopped


1.Heat the oil in a pan, when it is hot sauté the garlic and onions until translucent.
2.Add the puréed tomatoes, potatoes and carrots. Add the salt, chilli powder, black pepper and the 100 ml water and bring the stew to a boil, once it comes to a boil reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until potatoes and carrots are almost cooked.
3.Add the precooked Lima /broad beans and cook for a further 5 minutes.
4.Turn off heat and transfer the stew to a serving bowl.
5.Garnish with fresh coriander.

Serve with dholl puri.

You may like :
Masala corn on the cob with peanut gravy.

Submitting to:
Flavours of Mauritius , event by guest hosted by Napur of UK Rasoi.


  1. Delicious looking stew. Would love to visit Mauritius one day.

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  6. wow that looks amazing cant wait to try it please

  7. I will cook this for us soon.It looks delicious

  8. Looks delicious, will deffo try this one x


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