Traditional Beans Recipe

AuthorChefLuhCategory
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time2 hrs 30 minsTotal Time3 hrs

Beans is a staple dish amongst South Africans with many variations. However today we gonna be making the very basic version.

 2 cups Sugar Beans
 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
 1 Finely chopped Onion
 1 Finely chopped Pepper
 1 tbsp Curry powder
 1 Beef stock cube
Beans preparation
1

Wash your beans.

2

Once washed place beans in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1L of cold water)

Cooking your beans
3

Drain your beans and place in pot.

4

Add boiling water to your beans. (add enough water to cover your beans)

5

Bring to boil. Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1½hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary.

In a separate pot
6

Add your oil, onion and green pepper and fry until soft.

7

Add your curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes on low heat. (stir continuously)

Combine it all together
8

Drain any excess water from your beans. (save the water for later)

9

Add your beans to your saucepan of onions and pepper and fry for further 5-7 minutes on medium heat.

10

Add a cup of your previously saved water and beef stock cube to your beans and stir well. (add more water if necessary)

11

Allow to simmer for 45 minutes. (stir occasionally – you should get a creamy texture)

12

Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 people

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 199

 

Ingredients

 2 cups Sugar Beans
 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
 1 Finely chopped Onion
 1 Finely chopped Pepper
 1 tbsp Curry powder
 1 Beef stock cube

Directions

Beans preparation
1

Wash your beans.

2

Once washed place beans in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1L of cold water)

Cooking your beans
3

Drain your beans and place in pot.

4

Add boiling water to your beans. (add enough water to cover your beans)

5

Bring to boil. Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1½hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary.

In a separate pot
6

Add your oil, onion and green pepper and fry until soft.

7

Add your curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes on low heat. (stir continuously)

Combine it all together
8

Drain any excess water from your beans. (save the water for later)

9

Add your beans to your saucepan of onions and pepper and fry for further 5-7 minutes on medium heat.

10

Add a cup of your previously saved water and beef stock cube to your beans and stir well. (add more water if necessary)

11

Allow to simmer for 45 minutes. (stir occasionally – you should get a creamy texture)

12

Serve hot and enjoy!

Traditional Beans Recipe

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