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Beans and Greens Stew Recipe

Beans and Greens Stew is a popular Indian Soups and Stews
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On :
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups - Spinach (Palak), chopped
  • 1/2 cup - onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - kidney beans
  • 2 tbsp - brown Chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp - Butter beans
  • 4 tbsp - green gram (Moong beans)
  • 2 tbsp - black eyed beans
  • 2 tbsp - haricot beans (Lobia)
  • 2 tbsp - black lentils (whole Masoor)
  • 1 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 2 Cloves and cardamom, each
  • 3 cm Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp - ginger, minced
  • 2 tsp - garlic, minced
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp - Mint leaves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • Lime juice to taste
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Beans and Greens Stew:

    1. Soak all the beans except green gram and black lentils in water overnight.
    2. Drain, add washed green gram and black lentils.
    3. Add fresh water and simmer till all the beans are soft.
    4. Alternately, cook them in a pressure cooker for 20 minutes.
    5. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.
    6. After few seconds, add onion, ginger and garlic. Fry till onion is light brown.
    7. Add spinach, chilli, coriander and turmeric powders.
    8. Add 1/2 tsp salt. Cover and simmer till spinach is cooked.
    9. Add the cooked beans, taste and correct the seasoning.
    10. Simmer the stew for 5 minutes.
    11. Add lime juice, mix well and remove from fire.
    12. Serve hot, garnished with mint and coriander leaves.





     

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