Jun 16, 2011

Mexican Refried Beans

Mexican Refried Beans
This is ultimate recipe for most mexican dishes like tacos,fajitas,mexican pizza and many more(Don’t worry I am gonna post all recipe soon)..This is really a healthy dip to have with chips and also a healthy spread for sandwich,rolls etc...The original recipe calls for pinto beans but you could also make it with kidney beans..The flavouring I added is basic ingrediants,but you could add onion powder,garlic powder and your favorite seasonings...


For Cooking Beans:

Kidney Beans-1 cup
Onion- ½ cup chopped
Garlic-5 cloves chopped
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Salt to taste

For Frying Beans:

Butter-1 tblspn
Oil-1 tblspn
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Garlic-3 cloves crushed
Onion-1 finely chopped
Paprika-1 tsp
Oregano-1 tsp
Red chilli flakes-1 tsp
Salt to taste


Soak kidney beans for 4 hours.Drain it and put this in pressure cooker along with salt,onion,garlic,cumin seeds and water...Cook till the beans get mushy.Drain the beans and put it in a mixer and pulse it till it gets mushy.

Heat butter and oil in  a frying pan..Add cumin seeds,garlic and fry for 30 sec.

Add in onions and fry till golden.

Add in paprika,oregano,red chilli flakes and mix well.

Add in the mashed beans and mix well..Fry this for 5 min.Season with salt..

Serve this with tortillas or any mexican dish.


Take the ingrediants for cooking beans
add it in the pressure cooker
pour in water
cook till it turns mushy
take this in blender

puree it up

Your ingrediants for frying beans
Melt butter and fry some garlic and cumin in it...

add in onions...

and your spices

add in pureed beans

fry for 5 min..



  1. Yum, looks superb, I too make beans like this and love it :)

  2. Good one. I prepare differently but rarely :)

  3. lovely dish with kidney bean....

  4. Same pinch even i had Mexican lunch today, i prepared some refried beans also today for our lunch, looks awesome..

  5. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Refried beans are totally new to me but when I read on, it's kidney beans, so it's not that new after all!


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