Refried Beans, Mexican Veg Refried Beans


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Refried Beans

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If the word re-fried gives you a scare, worry not, this famous Mexican dish is not refried at all! ‘Re’ in Mexican simply means ‘very’ or ‘thoroughly’, so this dish is simply a sumptuous preparation of cooked beans Saute thoroughly with onions and tongue-tickling spice powders. Myriad ingredients added when cooking the rajma, such as tomatoes, green chillies and garlic give it a saucy consistency and a finger-licking flavour as well. Refried Beans can be refrigerated once done, and enjoyed with any meal, from breakfast and dinner, to a quick snack anytime you feel hungry, just as they do in Mexico. Serve with Taco Shells or just wrap in Flour Tortillas with a salad and Salsa .

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Refried Beans, Mexican Veg Refried Beans recipe - How to make Refried Beans, Mexican Veg Refried Beans

Soaking time:  Overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Soak the rajma in enough water in a deep bowl and keep aside for overnight. Next day, drain well,
  2. Combine the rajma, tomatoes, chopped onions, garlic, green chillies, salt and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep the rajma mixture aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the finely chopped onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the rajma mixture, chilli powder, cumin seed powder, sugar, butter and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Mash the mixture lightly using a potato masher.
  7. Use as required.
Accompaniments

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Nutrient values per cup
Energy405 cal
Protein17.9 g
Carbohydrates53 g
Fiber4.5 g
Fat13.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A396.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C14.2 mg
Folic Acid13.7 mcg
Calcium229.2 mg
Iron4.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium55.9 mg
Potassium100.4 mg
Zinc3.5 mg

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Refried Beans, Mexican Veg Refried Beans
5
 on 12 Dec 16 12:58 PM


I spread the Mexican Refried beans and some grated cheese on one half of the tortillas, folded them to form a semi circle, placed them on a quesadilla basket and grilled them from both the sides on a charcoal barbeque. Served them brushed with buttery lemon, garlic and herb sauce. There was salsa and sour cream also to go with it.
Refried Beans
5
 on 12 Jul 11 10:54 AM


Mexican Re-fried beans are tasty and a great source of protein. They are good to eat on their own or stuff them into your tortillas. I would drop the butter and make them a lot more healthier.