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Camellia Brand

Quinoa Lima Beans Pilaf

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  • 1 cup Camellia Green Baby Lima Beans, cooked
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped lengthwise
  • 1 medium bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp cilantro /coriander leaves, chopped


Heat oil in a kadai/ sauté pan. Add chopped  onions and 1/2 tsp salt. Sauté until the onions turn transparent. Add the chopped bell peppers and sauté for 2 minutes.

Now add the turmeric powder and the drained lima beans and sauté for 2-4 minutes. Add quinoa. Mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes or until it all comes together.

Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro leaves.

Serve hot or at room temperature.

Suchitra Kamath is a blogger and a member of the Slow Food community. This recipe was submitted as part of the 2018 Terra Madre Day as a Food for Change meal.