All about our Kodai Butter Beans
Butter beans (often called Lima beans) are big, flattish beans that range from pale yellow to white. They come from hills of Kodai.
They called "butter beans" because of their starchy yet buttery texture, lima beans have a delicate flavor, adds a creamy texture - that complements a wide variety of dishes.
More about these Madhurai aka Kodai Butter Beans from our customer and popular food blogger Suguna :
" A very popular variety of lima bean that is prized in Madurai and Southern Tamilnadu. It is cultivated in Kodaikanal and Palani hills. The butter bean is held on par with meat as an ingredient in the kitchens of Madurai, Virudhunagar and interior southern parts of Tamilnadu. It is also expensive. A kilogram of unpeeled butter bean can go upwards of Rs. 200.