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Naga Dish Recipe | Kidney Beans Curry With Napa

Today, we have a special authentic Naga dish prepared by Sungdi Imchen from Roots and Leisure team. It’s a simple, traditional and easy-to-cook homemade dish mixed with ‘Napa’ (Naga basil leaves), giving you that extra Naga-spice  flavour in your mouth!

Here’s your recipe guide to a quick, nutritious comfort food at its best: Fried Kidney Beans (‘Kholar’ beans) curry.

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Fried Kholar Beans (Kidney beans) Curry with Napa (Naga Basil) | Photo courtesy: Sungdi Imchen @sungdi

Ingredients :

  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • Napa (Naga basil leaves)
  • 2 cups kholar beans ( Naga kidney beans)
  • Salt (to taste)
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Ingredients: Kholar beans ( kidney beans), Onions, Green chillies, Tomato, Naga Basil  leaves| Photo courtesy: Sungdi Imchen @sungdi

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Naga basil (‘Napa’) | Photo courtesy: Sungdi Imchen @sungdi

Directions to Cook:

  1. Pressure cook the kholar beans, and let it cool
  2. Sauté the onion, tomatoes and chillies, for about 10-15 mins.
  3. Now add the kholar beans and cook in low flame for a few minutes
  4. When the onion and tomatoes are tender enough, put in the Naga basil leaves (Napa) and let it simmer for another 5-10 mins.

Your savoury kholar beans dish is now ready to serve. Enjoy it with a hot, steaming bowl of rice! Bon appétit!

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