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Classic Indian Sugar Beans Curry

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I prepared a Classic Indian Sugar Beans Curry meal of sugar beans (Roman/Cranberry) curry to go with Roti

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Yield: 4 portions

Classic Indian Sugar Beans Curry

Classic Indian Sugar Beans Curry

I (Rochelle) visited my local desi store and purchased Atta (whole-wheat roti flour) and ghee (clarified butter). I prepared a classic meal of sugar beans (Roman/cranberry) curry to go with it.

Soak Beans Time 12 hours
Roti Time 30 minutes
Bean Curry Time 30 minutes
Total Time 13 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Sugar Beans/Roman/Cranberry Beans
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. Ground Ginger & Garlic
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Masala/ Curry Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 2-3 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Potatoes (cut into quarters)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • Coriander (garnish)

Roti

  • 2 Cups Flour/Atta
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter/Ghee
  • Rapidly boiling Water
  • Flour for dusting

Instructions

Sugar Bean Curry

  1. Soak dried beans overnight then boil until soft.
  2. Do not drain.
  3. Heat oil in a large pot, add onion, and cook till soft.
  4. Add in ginger & garlic, curry leaves, tomato, spices, and masala then cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add in potatoes, salt, and about 1/2 cup of water from the boiled beans at a time until the potatoes are tender.
  6. Then add in the beans and allow it to simmer till the gravy has thickened.
  7. Garnish and serve with roti or rice.
  8. Enjoy!!

Roti

  1. In a bowl, add the flour and salt.
  2. Rub in the butter.
  3. Pour in the boiling water and mix well to form a soft dough.
  4. Turn over onto floured counter and knead until the dough is smooth and pliable.
  5. Break of (golf ball-sized) pieces of dough.
  6. Flatten and dip in flour.
  7. Roll out into circles on a lightly floured surface.
  8. Toast in a non-stick pan/Thawa.
  9. When brown spots appear on the bottom, flip over.
  10. Keep covered to remain soft.
  11. Enjoy!!

Notes

Prepared, tried, and tested Rochelle from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs and SA Tasty Recipes- Saffas Daily Recipes

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Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 1085Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 28mgSodium 1107mgCarbohydrates 221gFiber 12gSugar 109gProtein 20g

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