Red Beans Curry

Red Beans Curry is a side dish prepared mainly from dry Red Beans. There are variety of beans available in grocery store like kidney beans, pinto beans, soybeans and so on. Using these beans you can also prepare variety of recipes like a soup, curry and salad.  Beans are good source of fiber and protein. This recipe preparation is more like Indian style Rajma recipe. The recipe is very simple to prepare basically soak the beans overnight, boil it and then cook with some spices. The curry goes very well with plain rice, jeera rice and well as poori and paratha. This same recipe I have also used for Beet Greens Rice Rollred-beans

Red Beans Curry
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Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time
30-35 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time
30-35 Minutes
Red Beans Curry
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time
30-35 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time
30-35 Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Clean red beans and soak it into water overnight.
  2. Boil the soaked beans along with 2 cups of water, 1 tsp salt, bay leave, cinnamon stick and mace at high heat. Once steam builds up reduce the heat at medium heat and cook for 3 whistle in a pressure cooker. Once done, turn off the heat and let it cool naturally.
  3. Meanwhile start preparation for curry. Heat oil in a kadhai or deep pan at medium heat. Once oil is hot, add cumin seeds, wait till cumin seeds gets brown. Add onion, ginger-garlic paste and little salt. Saute it for 6-7 minutes or till onion gets golden color. Add tomatoes and saute till tomato gets mussy.
  4. Add turmeric powder, coriander- cumin powder, chili powder, thyem, pepper powder in to it. Saute for 1 minute.
  5. Add boiled beans along with water. Stir and allow it to cook for 2 more minutes.
  6. Adjust the curry consistency by adding water, it should be not very thick and not very thin. Once its done, turn off the heat and keep covered for 10 minutes.
  7. Simple and delicious Red beans curry is ready.
  8. Serve it hot with rice or poori.
Recipe Notes
  • You can prepare similar recipes from other dry beans.
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