Black Turtle Beans Curry

Black Turtle Beans Curry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 480

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 505

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1/2 cup black turtle beans, soaked overnight

  • 1/4 cup split moong dal (green gram lentil), soaked for an hour

  • 2 tbsp. oil

  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste

  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder

  • 1 tbsp. coriander-cumin powder

  • 1 tsp. red chili powder

  • 1 tsp. tomato paste

  • 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten

Directions

  • 01

    Pressure cook the soaked beans and lentil in 1 & 1/2 cups water for 5 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle. Then add salt and turmeric powder and mash with a potato masher. Keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds and add the onions. Fry till light brown in colour.

  • 03

    Then add the ginger-garlic paste, tomato paste and the remaining dry spices mixed with a little water. Saute till the oil separates.

  • 04

    Add the boiled dal and bring it to a boil. Then add the beaten yoghurt and continue to simmer for 2-3 minutes.

  • 05

    Serve, garnished with coriander leaves, sliced onion and a drizzle of some beaten yoghurt.

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