Meatless Monday: Black Eyed Bean Curry

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

The curry series continue on Mummy’s Fast & Easy.
This time I’m sharing my black eyed bean curry I made the other day.
Black eyed beans are one of my favourite – apart from their health benefits, they’ve got sweet and nutty flavour you can’t resist.
They’re particularly good in soups, stews and curries.
This curry is really simple and budget friendly but tastes delicious – warm and earthy flavour – simply a bowl of pleasure.

Here’s what you need.

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

  • 300g/10oz black eyed beans
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2tbsp curry paste
  • 4-5 cardamom pods
  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • 3 sprigs fresh coriander, chopped
  • salt
  1. Soak the beans the previous night.
  2. Wash them, cover with water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Change the water and bring to a boil again. Add the onions, garlic and carrots. Cook for another 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the curry paste, oil and coconut milk. Season with salt and the cardamom pods. 
  5. Simmer for another 15-20 minutes and remove from the hob.
  6. Sprinkle the fresh coriander and serve hot!

Tip: Why not make a bean curry, mixing different beans – like black eyed and canellini beans?:)

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