Curried Red Beans


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Time: 45 Mins.

Servings: 6-8

Calories: 844 (approx.)

Daniel 1:12

Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.


Celeste Ryan-Turpin

July 11, 2020


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Nutritional Fact:

Red beans are high in dietary fiber and healthy minerals which support digestive and cardiovascular health.

  • 1 pound of boiled red beans
  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • ¼ cup onion, minced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely diced
  • 1 tsp of ginger, grated
  • 6 flavor peppers, minced
  • ¼ cup of tomato, minced
  • ¼ cup of pumpkin cut into small cubes
  • 4 chadon beni /culantro leaves, minced
  • 1 tsp of curry powder
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 2 spice leaves
  • 1/4 cup of tomato ketchup (optional)
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1 tbsp of sugar (optional)
  • Salt to taste

Preparation of the dried red beans:
Step 1:
  • Place 1 pound of dried red beans in a bowl. Add 6 cups of water to the bowl. This can sit overnight.
Step 2:
  • When ready to boil, drain the water used overnight and rinse beans.
  • Then place the beans in a pot, add six cups of water to the pot, add two cloves of garlic and boil for one hour. If using a pressure cooker, the red beans may take 20 minutes to be cooked.
Step 3: Stewing of Red beans:
  • Place your pot on medium heat, pour 2 tsp of coconut oil into pot,
  • Add 1 tsp of curry powder into the oil when hot, stir gently and let it simmer for 1 1/2minutes.
  • Place the chopped seasonings into the oil and curry mixture
  • Put in 1 tsp of grated ginger to the pot and a ¼ cup of water. Let simmer for two minutes on a medium heat
  • Then add the boiled red beans and stir gently
  • Add in the spice leave
  • Add in the coconut milk mixture
  • After 5 minutes add in the pumpkin cubes
  • Add another ¼ cup of water to evenly saturate the red beans
  • Add 1tbsp of sugar (optional) stir in gently
  • Stir occasionally and let cook for 15 minutes max on medium heat
  • Add tomato ketchup at the end (optional) and salt to taste.
  • Your curried red beans dish is ready to serve.
  • Serves 6-8 persons.

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