Spicy Red Bean Chili

Recipe by spiceguru
READY IN: 30mins




  • 1. Put oil in a medium saucepan and let it heat for a few minutes on medium/high heat. Add cumin seeds and let it cook for about 30 seconds, then add onions and let it soften.
  • 2. Once onion is soft and a little transluscent add garlic paste and ginger paste and let it fry for about 30 seconds.
  • 3. Now add all the spices- turmeric, garam masala powder, salt and crushed red chilli. Cook until you can smell the spices (for about 40 sec.)
  • 4. Add tomatoes, green chillies, and cook until tomatoes are soft (taste a little if its not spicy enough then add some more green chillies, add more salt to taste).
  • 5. Add the red beans and stir with all thespices. Add about ¼ cup water and cover the pan. Cook on medium low heat for 10-15 min keep checking every 5 min to make sure the heat is not too high.
  • 6. After 10-15 min are up with a wooden spoon crush the beans (not completely all of them, just slightly so the crushed ones can create a paste).
  • 7. Add more water if its too dry as you crush and taste for salt add more if needed.
  • 8. Top with cilantro before serving .Served with warmed pita bread or dinner roll is best or with cucumbers sticks, salad and feta cheese.