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Easy Red Beans and Rice Recipe (Lubiya)

Easy Red Beans and Rice Recipe (Lubiya)

Easy Red Beans and Rice Recipe (Lubiya)

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Cuisine pakistan
Servings 2
Calories 282 kcal


  • 1  tbsp  Oil
  • 1 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Finely Chopped
  • Thumb-Sized Piece of Ginger, Peeled and Finely Chopped
  • 1 Small Pack Coriander, Stalks Finely Chopped, Leaves Roughly Shredded
  • 1 tsp  Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground Paprika
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 400 g Chopped Tomatoes
  • 400 g Red Beans (Lubiya) , in water
  • Cooked Basmati Rice, to Serve


  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a low-medium heat. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and cook slowly, stirring occasionally, until softened and just starting to color. Add the garlic, ginger and coriander stalks and cook for a further 2 mins, until fragrant.
  • Add the spices to the pan and cook for another 1 min, by which point everything should smell aromatic. Tip in the chopped tomatoes and kidney beans in their water, then bring to the boil.
  • Turn down the heat and simmer for 15 mins until the curry is nice and thick. Season to taste, then serve with the basmati rice and the coriander leaves.

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