Black-eyed bean curry

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Serves 4
Prep 20
Cook 55
Packed with protein, iron and fibre, the black-eyed beans give a light sweetness to this curry, complemented by the creamy texture of eggplant.

Description

Packed with protein, iron and fibre, the black-eyed beans give a light sweetness to this curry, complemented by the creamy texture of eggplant.
  • ¾ cup (150g) dried black-eyed beans, soaked overnight
  • 2 tbs vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ small eggplant (275g), trimmed and cut into 1cm cubes
  • 1 tbs korma curry paste (for more spice use 2 tbs)
  • 1 cup tomato passata sauce
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • ½ cup reduced fat natural yoghurt 
  • ½ cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • steamed brown long grain rice to serve

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  1. Place soaked drained beans in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain and rinse well.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, ginger and eggplant. Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes until vegetables are tender. Stir in curry paste. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in beans, tomato sauce and stock. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until beans and eggplant are tender. Stir through yoghurt and coriander. Serve with steamed brown long grain rice.

Tips

  • Cook eggplant separately for a more vibrant colour.
  • Passata sauce is available in most supermarkets in the pasta sauce aisle, alternatively you could use pureed tinned tomatoes.
  • Soak beans overnight before boiling.

Tips

  • Cook eggplant separately for a more vibrant colour.
  • Passata sauce is available in most supermarkets in the pasta sauce aisle, alternatively you could use pureed tinned tomatoes.
  • Soak beans overnight before boiling.

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