Baked Beans Curry |

Baked Beans Curry

Baked beans curry is a simple dish which is packed with Indian spices and flavor. An easy to cook, fast to make delicious dish can be favorite of those who love Indian food.

Many may say that baked beans are high in sodium content like all other canned food but we are not aware of its health benefits. Baked beans are free from saturated fat and it contains three types of dietary fibers. Baked beans are cooked with tomato sauce and such a preparation contains iron, protein, folate, lycopene and fiber all of which are good for health. People who are on a meat less diet to supplement their iron should go for baked beans which is rich in iron.

Baked beans are cooked in tomato sauce, which contain high levels of lycopen which is an antioxidant which help to fight against free radical. Baked beans are good for women, growing girls, athletes and for all those who are vegetarian .
Today we are cooking this Baked Beans Curry in Indian style.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

Baked Beans Curry Ingredients

Baked Beans Curry Ingredients

Baked Beans Curry Ingredients

  • 1 can baked beans
  • 1 cup mixed vegetable ( cubed carrot , beetroot, French beans, green bell pepper, shredded cabbage)
  • 1 tsp grated onion
  • 1tsp of ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • ½ tsp of red chili powder
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 small tomato sliced
  • ½ tsp of garam masala powder
  • ¼ tsp of methi seed (fenugreek seed)
  • 2 clove
  • 2 cardamom
  • ¼ ‘’ cinnamon
  • 1 tej patta broken into half
  • 1 whole red chilly broken into half
  • ½ cup shrimp
  • 4 tbsp of mustard or vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • Hand full of chopped coriander leaves
  • ¼ tsp of Sugar
  • Salt to taste

How to Cook Baked Beans Curry

First heat oil in a pan the slightly fry those shrimp and keep aside. Now in this oil add methi seeds, whole red chili, tejpatta and the whole garam masala(cardamom, cinnamon and clove) as they start to splutter then add grated onion and ginger garlic paste stir for half a minute.

Then add mixed vegetables and stir fry them for 4 to 5 minutes then add sliced tomato, red chilly powder, turmeric powder. Stir and cook for a minute then add the baked beans and fried shrimp mix and cook for a minute.

Add a cup of water and cook for 5 minute.

Add salt and sugar. Then finish it with garam masala powder and butter.

Put off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Baked Beans Curry

Baked Beans Curry

Delicious Baked Beans Curry is ready. This spicy baked beans curry goes very well with roti, paratha, chapatis and bread rolls.

Brinjal Sesame Curry |

Brinjal Sesame Curry

This Brinjal Sesame Curry is a typical dish of Andhra Pradesh. Brinjal is the king of vegetables and rich in Potassium. The deep-fried brinjals just melt in the mouth. This curry tastes best with rice.

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Serves: 3-4

Ingredients

Brinjal Sesame Curry Ingredients

Brinjal Sesame Curry Ingredients

  • 6 small round brinjals
  • 100 gms white sesame seeds (til), roasted and ground
  • ¼ cup tamarind juice
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt and red chilli powder to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Coriander for garnish
  • A piece of jaggery
  • Oil for frying

Method

Wash the brinjals. Without removing the stem, turn the brinjal and make 2 slits over them. It should open like a flower.

Repeat the same for all brinjals and deep-fry them in oil or just fry them with little oil on frying pan, till they slightly change color and are soft. Remove and keep aside.

Brinjal Sesame Curry Frying Brinjal

Brinjal Sesame Curry – Frying Brinjal

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add mustard, cumin and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds and then add chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste, sesame seed powder, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, jaggery and tamarind juice. Cook for sometime.

Brinjal Sesame Curry Cooking

Cooking Brinjal Sesame Curry

Add little water if necessary. Drop in the brinjals and close the lid so that the masala is coated to the brinjals. Cook for 10 minutes.

Sprinkle chopped coriander on top for garnish.

Brinjal Sesame Curry

Brinjal Sesame Curry is ready to serve

Pala Beerakaya Curry |

Pala Beerakaya Curry is a curry prepared by ridge gourd and milk. It is generally prepared in Andhra Pradesh (southern part of India). Ridge gourd (beerakaya) is very healthy vegetable as it is low in fats and high in dietary fibre. So it becomes ideal choice for anyone who wishes to lose some weight. In this recipe, if you want you can also add little sugar. It goes very well with roti or ragi sankati.

Pala Beerakaya Curry

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Serves: 2

Pala Beerakaya Curry Ingredients

Pala Beerakaya Curry Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal (bengal gram dal)
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 red chili
  • 2 garlic pods
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 5 chopped green chilies
  • 1 cup chopped ridge gourd/beerakaya
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup milk

Method

Pala Beerakaya Curry

Pala Beerakaya Curry

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and fry them for few seconds, then add chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves and red chili and fry them for a minute.

Now add onions, green chilies, crushed garlic and fry them until the onions becomes soft.

Then add ridge gourd, salt, turmeric powder and mix well and cover the lid and let it cook for 5-10 mins.

When the ridge gourd becomes soft then add milk and mix well.

Cook it for another 10 mins in medium flame. Serve hot.

Serving Instructions

You can serve Pala Beerakaya Curry with rice, roti or ragi sankati.

Fish Curry |

This recipe of Fish Curry is prepared exactly the way it is prepared traditionally in Andhra Pradesh. Traditionally it is cooked in tamarind sauce, so it is very tangy and also very tasty too. It goes very well with plain rice. Also, this recipe is very good for all ages.

Fish Curry

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Fish Curry Ingredients

Fish Curry Ingredients

  • 4 big garlic pods
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 5 inch coconut piece or 3 tsp coconut powder
  • 250 grams fish (washed and cut into bite size pieces)
  • 5 tsp oil
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 lemon size tamarind (soaked in hot water)

Method

Fish Curry

Fish Curry

Take a mixer jar and add garlic pods, coriander powder, chili powder, cumin powder, salt, chopped coconut and grind them to a fine powder.

Take the fish pieces in a bowl and mix them with all the grinded masala and keep it aside for 30 mins.

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add curry leaves and chopped onions. Fry them until the onions becomes soft.

Now add all the fish pieces in to it and fry them for 5 mins both sides.

Finally add tamarind pulp with sufficient water and mix well very carefully and cover the lid. Cook them for 25 mins at medium heat.

When the oil starts seperating, switch off the flame and serve with plain rice.

Serving Instructions

You can serve fish curry with plain rice.

Chicken Malai Curry |

The Chicken Malai Curry recipe is a mouth watering chicken recipe that is indigenous to India. It is relished on occasions. It is also served to special guests. The aromatic chicken malai curry is worth tasting. The coconut milk, lemon juice and chicken work as trio that is sure to tempt you. Check out now.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 45 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken pieces
  • 3 cups thin coconut milk
  • 2 onions 2 cloves of garlic
  • ½ bowl butter or desi ghee
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice

Curry Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • Salt

Method

Melt and heat ghee or butter in a pan. Saute onion and garlic till they turn tender. Combine the ingredients of curry mixture and mix them well. Add coconut milk and lemon juice. Do not cover the pan. Simmer it for 40 minutes. Check if the sauce begins to sauce and the chicken gets tender. Cook it till it gets tender. The Chicken Malai curry is ready to eat. Serve it hot with roti or naan.