Today I am posting the recipe with Adzuki beans. As far as I remember I never tasted these beans in India.
A year back when I bought sprouted beans packet in Costco found one of the ingredients is Adzuki beans. Couple of months back found the same beans in Indian Store named "Red Chori". These beans have unique taste and nutty flavor. Very nutritious too.
Try it out you will definitely love these like me.
1 cup of Adzuki beans
2 tomatoes finely chopped
1 medium sized onion finely chopped
1tsp garam masala powder
black pepper powder or red chili powder as per your spice level
pinch of turmeric powder
1tsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp lemon juice
chopped cilantro for garnish
Option 1: Wash and soak beans in 3 cups of water for 6 hrs and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
Option 2: Wash and cook beans in 3 cups of water in pressure cooker for 9 whistles.
Once cooker is cooled remove strain beans and keep the water aside(do not discard any excess water) and use potato masher and mash beans coarsely.
In a stock pot add oil, once oil is hot add bay leaf, cloves, ginger garlic paste and onions. Add salt this will help onions to cook faster. Once onions turn golden color add chopped tomatoes, garam masala powder, black pepper, sugar and turmeric powder. Once onions and tomatoes cooked in spices add cooked beans and the beans water. Cook for 10 more minutes and adjust spices.(If needed add more water) . Remove from heat and add lemon juice and mix well. Nutritious curry is ready to be served. Garnish with cilantro and serve with hot rice or roti.