Baghali (Lima Bean) Polo

Baghali (Lima Bean) Polo is a colorful and delicious dish made with basmati rice, lima beans and dill weed. It can be served with lamb shank or baked chicken.

  • One can of lima beans, drained (or 12 oz. fresh lima beans steamed)
  • 3 T butter
  • 1/4 cup dill weed (dry or fresh)
  • 6 cups cooked basamati rice
  • 1/4 tsp. saffron water

In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter with lima beans. Coook, stiring gently, until lima beans are heated through. Combine lima bean mixture, dill weed and basmati rice.  Mix lightly to avoid breaking the rice and mashing the lima beans.  When thoroughly combined, transfer to serving dish.  Top with saffron water.

Lima Beans

Melt butter and heat lima beans over low heat

Dill Weed (dried or fresh)

Serve with lamb shank or baked chicken
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4 thoughts on “Baghali (Lima Bean) Polo

  1. miss p says:

    This is one of my mothers favorite dishes along with Khoresht-e Gheimeh

  2. miss p says:

    Reblogged this on A FRESH START and commented:
    one of my mom’s favorites

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