Quick Kidney Beans Rice

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 1 -2 cups - cooked kidney beans
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 1 - onion, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - cumin-coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp - amchur (dry mango powder) (optional)
  • 1-2 - green chillies, thinly sliced (or as per taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 - bay leaf (optional)
  • A few mint leaves for garnish

How to Make Quick Kidney Beans Rice

  • In a pan, add 1 tsp of oil/ghee.
  • Splutter the cumin seeds, bay leaf and then add the spices. Toss until aromatic - about 20 seconds
  • Add the chopped onion and chillies to this mixture along with salt.
  • Cook until soft - about 1-2 mins.
  • Add the rice and saute until aromatic and the rice turns translucent.
  • Add 2 cups water (or vegetable stock).
  • The amount of water might vary with the quality of rice available to you.
  • Close with a lid and cook until the rice is almost done.
  • Add the cooked kidney beans to the rice.
  • Give to a good toss until well incorporated.
  • Make this rice extra flavoured with mint or cilantro.
  • Serve hot with raita.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://chefinyou.com/