Dry Beans Curry Recipe

Dry Beans Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

250 g dried beans

Salt to taste

1 1/2 tablespoons ghee

1 large onion, chopped finely

3 cloves garlic, chopped finely

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped finely

1 teaspoon turmeric, ground

1 teaspoon garam masala

2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped

2 fresh green chilies, seeded and chopped

2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Water

 

Method :

Soak the dried beans overnight in plenty of cold water. Drain and rinse before putting into a large wok with water to cover and 1 teaspoon salt. Bring the wok to a boil, cover and cook until the beans are tender. Add more water if necessary during cooking. Drain and reserve the cooking liquid. Heat the wok with ghee and gently saute the garlic, onions and ginger until soft and golden. Then add turmeric, garam masala, tomatoes, chilies, mint, lemon juice and salt to taste. Add the beans and stir well over moderate heat for 5 minutes. Add 1 cup of the reserved liquid, cover and cook over low heat until the tomatoes and chilies are soft and the gravy thickened. Serve with rice as part of a vegetarian meal.

 

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