Mexican Beans, Herb Rice

April 10, 2018


What you need -

  • 1 cup kidney beans or rajma, boiled

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ yellow or green pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 red chilly, whole

  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 2-3 tbsp tomato puree

  • ½ tsp cumin

  • ½ cup corn, boiled

  • Olive oil

  • Fresh coriander


Putting it all together -

  1. In a deep saucepan, heat 2 tbsp olive oil. Saute the onions and garlic.

  2. Pierce the red chilly and add. Add the peppers and cook.

  3. Add the fresh tomatoes and tomato puree, beans, salt and pepper, oregano, cumin and a half cup of water. Let it come to a boil and simmer until thick.

  4. Add the corn.

  5. Take off heat and add fresh coriander. Serve with fresh avocado slices and herb rice.


What you need -

  • 1 small onion,  finely chopped

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice or your choice of rice

  • ½ cup chopped coriander

  • ½ cup chopped parsley

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • Salt and pepper


Putting it all together-

  1. Heat one tbsp olive oil and one tbsp butter in a pan and cook the onion and add half the herbs.

  2. Season well. Add in the rice and toss together

  3. Add the remaining herbs and butter.




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