Monday, March 9, 2009
Mung Bean Coconut Curry
This was a spur of the moment concoction that came out wonderful!
2 tsp coconut oil
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp black mustard seeds
1/4 of an onion diced
1/2 green bell pepper,diced
1/4 cup mung beans (soaked overnight and cooked)
1/2 cup chick peas
2/3 cup light coconut milk
salt and pepper
In a sauce pan, heat the coconut oil. Add the mustard seeds and cook until they start to pop. Stir in the garam masala and cook for 30 seconds. Add the onions and green peppers. Cook until translucent and starting to carmelize.
Add the cooked mung beans and chick peas. Cook for about a minute. Add the coconut milk and salt and pepper to taste. Heat thoroughly.
I served this with some couscous and it was heavenly!
Makes 2 servings.
About 200 calories per serving, not counting couscous.