Coconut Beans

  • Serves: 3
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes

Beans almost never run out of season. At least not in Kenya. For this reason, we tend to view them as cliché. After all, what else can you do with them if not make Githeri or rice/chapatti stew with them?? Truth is, there is a lot more you can do with your beans to give them a heavenly taste. One of the recipes you should definitely try is the Coconut beans:

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Boil beans and set aside to cool once cooked.
  2. In a separate sufuria/pot add oil, a crack of black pepper, sprinkle salt, add onions and allow to cook until brown.
  3. Add the spices and reduce the heat to low and allow spices to cook add tomato paste and allow to cook as well.
  4. Add the garlic and ginger paste, turn the heat back to high after the garlic and ginger have cooked.
  5. Add Diced tomatoes and allow to simmer for 10 minutes
  6. Add the beans and allow to simmer for another 10 minutes
  7. Finally add coconut milk and coriander and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Check seasoning, put off heat and allow the beans to sit in the pot for another 10 minutes before serving.
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