Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Kidney Beans in an indian-style tomato sauce. Can be prepared ahead and reheated. Serve with bread and a fruity chutney or a yoghurt salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a pot over medium high heat. Add cumin and onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are almost browned, 7 minutes.
  2. Add ginger and cook 1 minute more.
  3. Add tomatoes, beans, tomato paste, thyme, salt and pepper. Stir to mix, reduce heat to low, cover and let flavors blend, 13 minutes. You can prepare until this step and keep in the fridge up to 3 days.
  4. Remove cover and reduce liquid on high heat, stirring frequently, until beans are covered by thick sauce, 1-2 minutes. Adjust seasonings.
  5. Stir half of the cilantro or parsley into the beans, serve sprinkled with green onion and rest of herbs. Serve chili on the side, so that everone can add heat as they like.


Most Helpful

Made this last night, easy to prepare, happened to have all the ingredients on hand except green onions. Actually tasted better today when I ate the leftovers for lunch! Will definitely make again.

jansbrophy October 23, 2013

Delish! It's super easy and healthy, making it a great week-night meal. I doubled the recipe (so we would have leftovers for lunches) and left out the oil to reduce the fat. I served it over red rice with a little plain yogurt and a side of asparagus. Thanks for posting, I'd make this again.

VegSocialWorker March 22, 2008

Very tasty. Quick and easy. I used 420 gram tin of four bean mix and replaced the chilli powder with a fresh red chilli. I kept the same quantities for the rest of the ingredients. I did not drain the beans. Served with rice.

v1b1 March 06, 2008

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