We are under a Winter Storm warning and the snow has been falling non stop like it would go out of fashion. What better way then bring Hygge home with some warm spicy aromatic curry, cooking in your kitchen, with ingredients available in your pantry, since driving out to do your grocery in this weather would be beyond crazy.
A piping hot spicy curry it would be, for lunch I thought as I washed the black beans that I had soaked last night under running water.Haven’t had this as a staple while growing up, have occasionally tasted it, too few times times to recollect from memory, a few years ago while browsing through the net came across a Punjabi recipe for using Lobia/Black beans in a curry, tried it, turned out good, ever since have become a fan of black beans. Somehow today’s weather seemed to motivate me to try the black beans more in a South Indian curry recipe, hence this is more South Indian with a touch of Gujarati flavor of adding Gur/Jaggery, again another recently acquired trait since a Gujarati friend of mine keeps talking about adding Gur in all her recipes. I have never added Gur/Jaggery in a spicy curry before except my bitter gourd curry, this seems to be a new trend shift, in my cooking and I am loving it, a little sweet in a dish hurt no one !
For my other recipes mentioned in this post published earlier, please follow the links below :
- Punjabi Lobia Masala/Black eyed Beans Curry https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/2016/03/20/punjabi-lobia-masala-black-eyed-beans-curry/
- Bitter Gourd Curry using Jaggery/Gur : https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/2012/04/20/bitter-gourd-curry/