Thursday, March 15, 2012

Kidney Beans and Palak Curry

                      Kidney Beans: 1 cup 
                      Palak leaves/ spinach: 2 cups chopped
                      Tomato: 2 chopped
                      Garlic: 2-3 cloves lightly crushed
                      Ginger: 1/2 '' piece grated
                      Turmeric Powder: Pinch
                      Coriander Powder: 1 tspn
                      Cumin Powder: 1 tspn
                      Amchoor Powder; 1/4 tspn (Optional)
                      Chilli Powder: 1/2 tspn or according to taste
                      Oil: 1 tbspn
                      Cumin Seeds: 1/4 tspn
                      Curry leaves: 3-4
                      Asafoetida: Pinch
                      Salt to taste
                1. Pressure cook kidney beans until soft. 
                2. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, garlic and ginger.
                3. Add chopped tomato and Palak leaves. Saute for few mins.
                4. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, amchoor powder and chilli powder. Fry for a min.
                5. Add this mixture to pressure cooked kidney beans.
                6. Boil for few mins.
                7. Serve hot with Rice or Chapathi.

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