Refried Beans By saregama


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Mexico's famous beans recipe, refried beans are basically the beans, that are almost overcooked till they resemble a puree like consistency. This hearty dish appears on Mexican tables at every meal from breakfast to midnight, as beans are economical, delicious and nourishing. enjoy refried beans as a sandwich filling or with tortillas.

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1 1/2 cups rajma (kidney beans)
2 large tomatoes , chopped
1 clove of garlic (lehsun), crushed
2 to 3 green chillies , finely chopped
2 large onions , chopped
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

  1. Wash the beans and soak in water ovenight. next day, drain.
  2. Add the tomatoes, garlic, green chillies and half the onions and put to cook in a pressure cooker. drain. keep aside the drained water.
  3. Heat the oil and fry the remaining onions for 1/2 minute.
  4. Add the beans, chilli powder, cumin seed powder, sugar, butter and salt and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Mash the beans coarsely.
  6. If the mixture is dry, add the drained water.
  7. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by saregama on 13 Feb 2002

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