Vegetarian Bean Curry Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (8 ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the onion until tender. Mix in the lentils and garlic, and season with curry powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, and raisins. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low, and simmer at least 1 hour, stirring occasionally.