Black bean is rich in proteins,fiber, vitamins and minerals.best food for vegetarians. Try this black bean curry recipe . Easy and healthy
2 cups – Black beans,
4 cups – water,
1 -onion(medium sized),
4 – green chilies,
1 teaspoon – urad dal,
1 teaspoon – mustard seeds,
1 teaspoon – cumin seeds/jeera
2 teaspoons – coriander powder,
Butter and oil
Wash and soak black beans in water overnight.
Drain water and place beans in pressure cooker, add 4 cups of water ,salt and oil.Close the lid and cook until 3 to 4 whistles.
Beans should be cooked thoroughly.
Heat oil in pan and tamper it with Urad dal, cumin seeds/jeera, mustard seeds,curry leaves(optional).
Sauté onion and green chilies until golden brown.
Now add cooked beans and cook for 5 to 8 minutes by closing lid.
Add coriander powder and cook for few more minutes.
Add butter and coriander leaves and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
Squeeze some lemon juice if you wish and salt if required.
Garnish with some coriander leaves and heavy cream/butter.
– same recipe holds good for other beans like soy beans, kidney beans.