Black Bean Curry

  • 2 T. cooking oil
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 2 medium-sized yellow onions - chopped
  • 1 T. salt
  • 1 large tomato - chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 lb. dried black beans
  • 2 T. lemon juice

Heat the oil over medium high heat and add the ground pepper and cumin seeds and fry lightly until you can smell the cumin. Add the turmeric and onions and fry until the onions are browned. Add the salt and when the mixture appears dry, add the tomatoes. Cook and stir until dry. Sprinkle with the ground cinnamon. Add the black beans and transfer the mixture to a crockpot. Add enough water to cover the beans and cook on low for 8 hours or until the beans are soft. Add the lemon juice just before serving.

  • Yields: 6-8 servings
  • Preparation Time: 8 hours
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