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“Great for a really cold winter day, this will surely warm you up! Red beans cooked in a rich, spicy tomato sauce.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Put oil in a medium saucepan and let it heat for a few minutes on medium/high heat. Add cumin seeds and let it cook for about 30 seconds, then add onions and let it soften.
  2. 2. Once onion is soft and a little transluscent add garlic paste and ginger paste and let it fry for about 30 seconds.
  3. 3. Now add all the spices- turmeric, garam masala powder, salt and crushed red chilli. Cook until you can smell the spices (for about 40 sec.)
  4. 4. Add tomatoes, green chillies, and cook until tomatoes are soft (taste a little if its not spicy enough then add some more green chillies, add more salt to taste).
  5. 5. Add the red beans and stir with all thespices. Add about ¼ cup water and cover the pan. Cook on medium low heat for 10-15 min keep checking every 5 min to make sure the heat is not too high.
  6. 6. After 10-15 min are up with a wooden spoon crush the beans (not completely all of them, just slightly so the crushed ones can create a paste).
  7. 7. Add more water if its too dry as you crush and taste for salt add more if needed.
  8. 8. Top with cilantro before serving .Served with warmed pita bread or dinner roll is best or with cucumbers sticks, salad and feta cheese.

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