Sugar Bean Curry
10-15 pieces of red meat of your choice
1 packet of sugar beans ( the white speckled bean ) – soaked in water for a few hours or overnight , then cooked till soft .
3 onions chopped finely
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
3-4 tablespoons of Freshly grated garlic and Ginger
3 whole chillies
2 cardamom pods
3 stick cinnamon
Salt to taste
2- 3 tablespoons of roasted masala
1 teaspoon of red chili powder
1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of vinegar
Chopped coriander ( optional )
In a large pot heat oil and fry onions , cardamon , stick cinnamon and meat till nice and brown , next add the garlic and Ginger , salt , whole chillies and and some warm water and cook until meat is almost tender , now add all your spices , sugar and vinegar and Braise with the meat for 5 minutes , add a cup of hot water and cook spices through for another 10 minutes . Now add the cooked sugar beans and two cups of water and cook on medium heat for half an hour stirring every 5-7 minutes to prevent food sticking to pot .
Serve with rice or roti and a yummy sambal .