How to cook bean curry with spinach

bean-curry-with-spinachTo cook bean curry with spinach, we need 10 minutes time of cooking.Great curry in a hurry.Many years ago an Indian friend told me that the secret to Indian food is frying the onions until they are a deep, golden brown and then adding the garlic and ginger.

Ingredients of bean curry with spinach recipe

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger root, grated
  • 4 cups loosely packed fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 sprigs fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can mixed beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 (or about 8 ounce) container plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground dried turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped

How to cook bean curry with spinach:

  1. Rinse lentils and place in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a bowl, stir together tomato puree and yogurt. Season with garam masala, turmeric, cumin, and chile powder. Stir until creamy.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion, garlic, and ginger; cook until onion begins to brown. Stir in spinach; cook until dark green and wilted. Gradually stir in yogurt mixture. Then mix in tomatoes and cilantro.
  4. Stir lentils and mixed beans into mixture until well combined. Heat through, about 5 minutes.
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