Dry Spiced Butter Beans and Cauliflower

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Students' Cookbook

By Sophie Grigson

Published 1993

  • About

Butter beans have a floury, melting texture and a gentle taste which takes well to spices. In this recipe they are combined with cauliflower to make an Indian-style vegetable dish that can be eaten as a side dish or as a vegetarian main course. Garam masala is a special spice mix that is added at the end of cooking for extra zip. It’s by no means essential, so if you can’t find it in your spice rack, don’t worry. This recipe can be made in double quantities, but add 6 tablespoons water at f