Curried Black Beans


Curried Black Beans

Curried black beans is a simple recipe that takes just 15 minutes to make. It pairs really well with rice (plain or Mexican style). It can also be eaten by itself like a soup.

You can also get creative and make Curried Nacho Salad. See below recipe.

We will be using Beyond Garam Masala Spice Mix to make our Curried Black Beans.

Inner Flame Beyond Garam Masala ingredients:
Gluten Free Asafoetida* (Hing), Cardamom*, Red Chili*, Cinnamon*, Clove*, Coriander*, Cumin*, Fennel*, Fenugreek*, Ginger*, Himalayan Pink Salt, Tamarind*, Turmeric*, Peppercorn*, Chickpea Flour*, Rice Flour* *Organic


Serving Size: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients For Curried Black Beans:

  • 2 tablespoons oil (safflower/ sunflower/coconut)
  • 1 sachet or 1.5 tsp Beyond Garam Masala
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup onions small diced
  • 1/4 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 can black bean
  • 1/2 avocado for garnish
  • Cilantro for garnish


Step 1: In a small saucepan or wok (preferred), heat oil and add garlic, sauté till the garlic turns slightly brown

Step 2: Add onions, pinch of salt (just a pinch), sauté till the onions are caramelized and soft

Step 3: Add tomato, water and stir well. Add Beyond Garam Masala and sauté till the tomatoes soften and you see oil leaving the sides

Step 4: Add black beans and cook for 5 minutes or until beans are soft. Add more water if needed

Step 5: Finish with few pulses of hand blender or gentle mash of some of the beans for a thicker consistency. 

Garnish with fresh cilantro, avocado.

For Curry Nacho Salad: Corn Chips topped with salad greens, curried black bean , cheese, black olives, jalapeños, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, chaat masala and sour cream.

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