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Beans the boga


Spicy, curried baked beans

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  • 2 cans baked beans
  • 2 large onions
  • cumin seeds
  • oil
  • fresh coriander
  • salt
  • pepper
  • red or green chillies
  • butter
  • pitta bread.


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Toast cumin for about three minutes in the pan;
Add oil, salt and pepper then onions and soften for five minutes on a low heat;

Step 2

Add beans and chillis, then cook on a low heat for ten minutes.

Step 3

Add coriander, cook on a low heat for a three minutes.

Step 4

Serve with slightly buttered pitta bread.


Make sure the cumin is toasted and the oil hot before the onions are added, but cook only gently from then onward.
This is a very cheap, vegetarian dish that can be ready in twenty minutes from scratch. Ideal for students and you can vary the spices to taste. An Indian standard.

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