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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mixed Beans Stew

 Mixed bean stew is a healthy combination with idiyappams or appams that you can prepare quickly and this is one of the healthy combinations too. I had a pack of mixed beans and so tried making this stew which everyone like at home. So thought of sharing his here.               

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mixed beans 1 cup
turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
salt to taste
potato 2 boiled & mashed
green chillies 2 vertical slit
curry leaves a sprig
onion 1 medium sized sliced thin
coconut milk (thin) 2 cups
coconut milk (thick) 1/2 cup
garam masala 1/2 tsp
pepper powder 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
salt to taste
coconut oil 2tbsp



  • Soak the beans in hot water for 1 hour. Boil and mash the potato, keep aside. Cook in the pressure cooker for 1-2 whistles with adequate water, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saut√© onion till translucent, add in the green chillies, curry leaves. Add the spices on low flame, stir. Adjust salt.
  • Add in the cooked beans, mashed potato and thin coconut milk. Cook covered for 5 minutes till it comes to a boil. Uncover lid and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Lower the flame, add the thick coconut milk. Put off the flame. Serve it with appams/Idiappam.


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