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5 Bean Curry Recipe - How To Make Multi Beans Curry

This 5 Bean Curry is a healthy dish comes with the deliciousness of 5 different beans cooked in a creamy tangy tomato sauce along with whole bunch of spices.

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5 Bean Curry Recipe - How To Make Multi Beans Curry

Prep Time = 10 minutes
Cook Time = 40 minutes
Total Time = 50 minutes
Category = Side
Cuisine = Indian
Serves = 4-6
Nutrition Info = 232 calories
Serving Size = 1


» For 5 Bean Curry:


» Make 5 Bean Curry:

  1. Combine all the beans, rinse well.
  2. Add beans to a pressure cooker along with salt, bay leaf, black cardamom, cinnamon stick, and 4 cups of water.
  3. Cover the lid, and pressure cook for 6-8 whistles.
  4. After that, turn the heat to low, and let them cook on low heat for about 10 minutes.
  5. Turn off the heat, and let the pressure cool off completely before opening the lid.
  6. When the cooker is cooled off, open the lid, and check if all the beans are cooked and soft. If not, then pressure cook for 2 more whistles.
  7. Heat oil & butter in a pan. Once hot, add cumin seeds.
  8. When they start to splutter, add onion paste and ginger-garlic paste.
  9. Saute for about 5 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
  10. Now, add chopped tomatoes, and cook for 5 minutes.
  11. After that Add cream cheese spread (or cream) and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  12. Add chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala powder along with 1/4 cup of water or more if required.
  13. Let the spices cook with water for a few minutes.
  14. Now add kasuri methi, sugar, cooked beans, and mix well. Check for the seasoning and add more salt if needed.
  15. Cook covered on medium heat for 15-20 minutes till gravy thickens. Add more water if needed.
  16. Once done, remove from heat. Serve hot with steamed rice or naan.


  1. I used the cream cheese spread triangle, but feel free to swap it with any cooking cream of your choice.
  2. The amount of spices can be customized.
  3. The curry stays fresh in the refrigerator for up to 2 days when kept in an air-tight container.
  4. You can also freeze this curry in a ziplock bag or freezer-safe container for 2 months. Simply thaw it overnight in the refrigerator. When you want to serve, reheat in a pan or microwave.

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