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Friday, May 23, 2008

Black Beans and Rice


Black Beans - 1 cup
Onion - 1 large
Green Chillies - 5 nos.
Garlic Cloves - 3 finely chopped
Tomatoes - 1 large
Bell Peppers - 1 large
Cumin Seeds - 1 tbsps
Oil - 4 tbsps
Ghee - 2 tbsps (or Butter)
Rice - 2 cups
Water - 4 cups
Oregano - 1/4 tsp
Thyme - 1/4 tsp
Parsley - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


1. Wash the Rice, heat 1 tbsp of Oil and Ghee and add Rice, Water and Salt and pressure cook.
2. Wash the Black Beans and boil with salt until tender.
3. In a skillet heat the remaining Oil and Ghee, add Cumin Seeds allow it to splutter.
4. Add the chopped Garlic and Onion, fry until golden brown then add the diced Tomatoes and Bell Peppers.
5. Add the Black Beans and mix well with Salt, Pepper and Green Chillies.
6. Mix in the boiled Rice and check for Salt.
7. Sprinkle Parsley, Oregano and Thyme cover the Rice and cook for 15 mins on low flame.

Serve With: Veg Curries, Raita


Bhanu said...

I wanted to make a new recipe as I was having guests yesterday happened to come across your blog and this recipe. It worked out well thank u for sharing.

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