Thursday, March 14, 2013

Mixed Beans and Celery Curry






Ingredients: 

1. Mixed beans - 2 cups (Available in most Indian Grocery stores in the US - SWAD brand mix of Black chana, black eyed peas, moong beans, black grams, rajma beans, red grams etc)
2. Garlic - 3-4 cloves
3. Onion - 1 chopped
4. Tomato - 1 chopped 
5. Celery - 3-4 stems chopped 
6. Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
7. Green chillies - 3-4 chopped
8. Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
9. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp
10. Red chilli powder - 1 tsp + 1 tsp
11. Garam masala - 1/2 tsp 
12. Cilantro - Chopped, for garnish 
13. Salt - To taste
14. Oil - 2 tbsp

Preparation: 

1. Soak the mixed beans in water for at least 3-4 hrs. 
2. Cook the beans with water, salt, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp red chilli powder. Keep aside. 
3. Heat oil in a pan, splutter the cumin seeds, add the chopped garlic and saute. 
4. Add the chopped onion, celery, curry leaves and green chillies. Saute until the onion sweats. 
5. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Mix well until the raw smell of the spices go away. 
6. Add tomatoes and mix. Once the tomatoes  are partially cooked and mashed, add this to the cooked beans. 
7. Add garam masala to the curry. Heat the beans curry for 10 -15 minutes stirring occasionally for the flavors to blend in. 
6. Garnish with coriander leaves. 

Enjoy! :D 




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