Sunday, April 25, 2010

Okra Blackeye Beans Curry


Blackeye beans 1 lb frozen (thawed)
Okra ½ lb chopped into small pieces
Onion 2 medium chopped
1 cup pasta sauce (prefer any with herb and garlic)
½ tbs mustard seeds
½ inch ginger chopped
4-5 dry red chilli
Few black pepper
1 tbs curry powder
¼ tbs turmeric powder
salt to taste
cooking oil


1) Blend the curry powder, black pepper, dry red chilli, chopped ginger and 3 tbs of chopped onion into a smooth paste with few spoon of water.
2) Heat 5-6 tbs of oil in a frying pan and add mustard seeds when it’s done popping add chopped onion and sprinkle a pinch of salt and fry for couple of minutes and add okra and fry for another 4-5 minutes.
3) Add masala paste, turmeric and fry it for another 4-5 minutes. Keep stirring in between to avoid it sticking to the bottom of the pan. Now add the thawed beans and stir it properly add 2 cups of hot water and let it boil.4) Add salt and paste sauce cover, stir cover the lid and let it cook for another 5-10 minutes and your okra beans curry is ready to serve with your choice of Roti or Rice.

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