Goan Bean Gravy | How to make Goan Bean Gravy

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BySharon Dcosta
Created on 24th Oct 2015
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  • By Sharon Dcosta
    Created on 24th Oct 2015

About Goan Bean Gravy

This is a traditional Goan recipe handed down from generation to generation. Cooked in a thick coconut gravy like most Goan dishes, this recipe was taught to me by my mom who was taught by her mom, my dearest granny.

The delicious and mouthwatering Goan Bean Gravy is a famous dish of Goa and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Goan Bean Gravy is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Goan Bean Gravy. Sharon Dcosta shared this Goan Bean Gravy recipe which is perfect to serve for 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Goan Bean Gravy. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Goan Bean Gravy recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves6People
Goan Bean Gravy

Ingredients to make Goan Bean Gravy

  • 1 cup black eyed beans (soaked in water for 4 hours)
  • 1 & 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 3 red chillies
  • 3 pods garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 Medium Onions
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil

How to make Goan Bean Gravy

  1. Grind coconut, chillies, garlic, 1 onion, cumin seeds and coriander seeds to a fine paste.
  2. Thinly slice the other onion.
  3. In a pressure cooker, heat oil and fry the sliced onion till light pink.
  4. Add the soaked beans, turmeric powder, dry mango powder, ground paste and salt.
  5. Add 4 cups of water and pressure cook. After 3 whistles, lower the flame and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with rice or rotis.
My Tip: Chopped green chillies can also be added to make the gravy spicy.

Reviews for Goan Bean Gravy (4)

Bella Dcosta7 months ago
Rajma is different. Black eyed beans are called Chowli or Lobia

Debdatta Mitra8 months ago
Black eyed beans is Rajma? Please confirm.

Silence Movera year ago

Banu Pradeep2 years ago