Thursday 3 May 2007

Aduki Bean Curry Recipe

Here is my Aduki bean curry recipe.

This is a very aromatic curry that is thick with lentils, wholesome with aduki beans and a real bite of mushrooms.

It is healthy, tasty and a very easy recipe to cook.

Ingredients for Jeena's Aduki Bean Curry
2 Parsnips (cubed)
2 Handfuls Mushrooms (sliced)
1/2 Cup Red Lentils (washed)
1 Onion (diced)
1/2 Tin pre-cooked Aduki Beans
Olive Oil

For the Spices
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Ground Coriander
2 tsp Turmeric
1 Heaped tsp Ground Dried Methi
1/2 tsp Black Mustard Seeds
1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
2 Cloves Garlic (crushed)
1 Inch Cube Fresh Ginger (crushed)

Getting started on Jeenas Aduki Bean Curry Recipe..

Cook your red lentils in boiling water for 30-40 minutes.

Scoop any froff from the top of the pan of lentils, once cooked soft drain and put to the side for later.

Cook the diced parsnips in water for 10-15 minutes or until soft, put to the side for later.

Gently warm the aduki beans to soften them, put to the side for later.

Cooking the spices for Jeenas aduki bean curry recipe

Fry the onions and mustard seeds in a little olive oil.

Add your garlic and ginger, cook on a medium heat for one minute.

Add all your spices apart from the methi and stir well.

You may need to add a little more olive oil.

Add your parsnips cook for another minute or two, stir well.

Pour in a little water along with your dried methi leaves and stir.

Add the cooked lentils, stir.

Add sliced mushrooms.

Cook for a couple of minutes, add your cooked aduki beans.

Cook for a few more minutes then serve.

For more delicious curry recipes why not check out my Curry recipe index page


Richa said...

wow! what a combination of vegs & lentils, bursting with nutrition! great recipe jeena!

FH said...

It does look healthy and yummy.Great step by step photos Jeena:)

Chef Jeena said...

Hi Richa, thankyou for visiting :)

Hi Asha Thanks again I'm glad you like the pics :)

Trig said...

This is the perfect food for a lazy day. Simple, not at all fussy, healthy and most importantly full of flavour

Chef Jeena said...

Hi Trig, Thanks for stopping by I'm glad you like my recipe :)

Sharmi said...

nice elaborate dinner. looks good.

Chef Jeena said...

Hi Sharmi thankyou :)

Meg Wolff said...

Mmmmm...looks great. Nice step by step photos, too.

Anonymous said...

Looks really gorgeous and I really want to try it. But I'm a bit confused. In the spices ingredients, the last spice says 1 inch fresh crushed. What is that, please?

Chef Jeena said...

Hello anonymous,

The 1 inch fresh crushed is Ginger.... many thanks for stopping by jeenas kitchen

I am going to have a new web site very soon so please do revisit me again.. jeena xx

PRZNHM said...

I love all of your vegan gluten free recipes and pictures! I was wondereing if you could suggest a substitute for lentils that I could use in this recipe? Thanks :)

Heather said...

I just made this for our dinner this evening - IT IS DELICIOUS, All the ingredients and spices really complement each other. mmm I have just discovered your website and am loving it, I have made 3 of the recipes in the past 2 days - hehe!! The pictures are really handy. Thanks for inpiring me!! :-)