May 8, 2015

Mixed Legumes Curry Recipe / Gujarati Beans Curry Recipe

Whenever i go for shopping, i used to buy variety of beans and legumes. As soon as i come home, i used to soak them in separate containers overnight, drain them and freeze them in ziploc bags. This way i have them handy whenever i need them. But as days pass by, i end up with bit of beans left in each bag which wont be enough to make a entire meal from one of the bags. At that time i put all of them together and cook a simple and flavourful curry. This is my go to curry recipe..

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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Soaking Time : Overnight
Serves : 4


Legumes - total 2 cups dry

(I used green peas, kidney beans,soy beans and black eyed peas)
Gujarati Fresh Masala - 3 to 4 tblspn ( RECIPE HERE)
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves a big handful


Wash and soak the beans overnight. Now drain the water and add it to a pressure cooker.Pressure cook for 4 whistle, simmer the flame and cook on low heat for 10 to 15 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself. Open the cooker, transfer the mix to a bowl and set aside.

In the same cooker, add in the fresh masala and cook till oil separates.

Add in the cooked beans along with the cooking liquid.

Add in salt and sugar and mix well.

Simmer the pot and cook on low heat for 10 mins.

Turn off the heat and add in lots of chopped coriander leaves.


I used 4 types of legumes..Soak them overnight together..

I used soya bean, black eyed peas, rajma and green peas

Take them in a cooker

cover with some water

Cover and pressure cook

Now the beans are completely cooked down

remove it to a bowl and set aside

Mean while make some gujarati fresh masala..RECIPE HERE

Heat the same pressure cooker

Add it in

cook till oil separates and raw smell leaves from it

Add in beans

mix well

add little sugar

and some salt

mix well and simmer for few more mins

Add in lots of chopped coriander leaves

Mix well



  1. Hi u r blog is amazing. I like it very much. U said that u freeze t lagumes n beans how do u do it pls let me know bcos i like to use these in my cooking but hardly i do bcos of t soaking time. Thank you

  2. @AnonymousIt is simple, soak the beans overnight, next day wash them, drain them and pack them in ziploc baggies. Freeze

    1. So when cooking take it from freezer n cook or have to put in to water again. Thank you for taking time to answer my qs. Im addictd to your blog.

  3. @AnonymousFreeze them in a 1 cup measure into individual small bags. When u are cooking, take them out of freezer, open the bag, pop them into a bowl, cover with some water and let them sit in the water for 3 to 5 mins. Now drain them, add it to pressure cooker and cook as you do.


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