Chili Black Beans with Toasted Spice Seasoning

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
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Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups - dried black beans, soaked
  • 8 cups - water
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp - grated Ginger
  • 1 bay - leaf
  • 1 cup - chopped Cilantro
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp - chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Oregano
  • 1/2 cup - sun dried Tomatoes
  • 4 cups - Plum tomatoes, peeled & chopped
  • 1/4 cup - uncooked Wheat
  • 1/2 cup - boiling water
  • 1/2 tbsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chili Black Beans with Toasted Spice Seasoning

  • Drain all the water from the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot & add 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add peppers, ginger, bay leaf, 1/2 cup cilantro to the beans.
  • Cover & simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  • Remove from heat & discard bay leaf.
  • Place cumin seeds in a pot & toast.
  • When seeds darken, add chili powder, oregano, tomatoes.
  • Stir well & bring mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce heat & simmer for 30 minutes.
  • In another bowl, combine wheat with boiling water, cover & let sit for 10 minutes.
  • When beans are cooked, remove 1 cup of them & puree it with some cooking liquid or any stock.
  • Combine puree with remaining beans. Stir in tomato mixture & boiled wheat.
  • Season & simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Place mustard seeds in a pot over medium heat; cover and cook till seeds start to pop. Add fennel seeds & cover.
  • Cook till popping stops & fennel darkens.
  • Pour over chili.
  • Add remaining cilantro & drizzle with olive oil.