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Double Beans and Capsicum Curry
By : Chandri Bhat
Category : Curries, Curry leaves, Beans, Dandruff diet
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
Rating :
Method
  1. Soak double beans in water over night.
  2. Drain, add about 1&1/2 cups of fresh water and 1/2 tsp salt.
  3. Pressure cook for 6 minutes. (They should be soft but not mushy)
  4. Cut capsicums into halves, discard the seeds and cut the flesh into 2 cm pieces.
  5. Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water and extract the juice.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai. Add onion and fry till light brown.
  7. Add capsicum and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add curry powder and tamarind juice. Simmer on low heat or 5 minutes.
  9. Add the cooked beans (if there is excess cooking liquid, strain and keep it aside.
  10. Add just enough to form thick gravy) and salt.
  11. Simmer for 3 more minutes.
  12. Serve hot with steamed rice.

For Madras Curry powder:

  1. Roast all the ingredients without oil.
  2. Cool and powder.
  3. Store in an air tight container.

Serves: 4

Ingredients:
150 g - dried double beans
2 cup - onion, chopped
3 - green capsicum, medium size
1 tbsp - madras curry powder
a lime size - tamarind
3 tbsp - oil
salt to taste

For Madras Curry Powder:
20 - red chilies
4 tbsp - chana dal
2 tbsp - coriander seeds
one small piece - turmeric root
2 tsp - fennel seeds (saunf)
1 tsp - black pepper
few curry leaves

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