How to Make Delicious Kwati (Mixed Bean Soup)?

Total Time: 30 minutes
Serving size: 4 servings

Kwati is a traditional Nepali dish that is served especially on the occasion of Janai Purnima. Prepared with freshly sprouted beans, it is both healthy and delicious. This vegan-friendly dish gets its delightful flavors from spices like cumin, coriander, garlic and ginger. Enjoy this easy to make recipe for your next special occasion or just as an everyday meal!
Lb00093 Kwati (mixed Bean Soup)

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Ingredients

- 3 cups mixed beans- 1 teaspoon jwanu- 1 teaspoon fennel seeds- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds- 1 tablespoon cumin powder- 1 tablespoon coriander powder- 1 Tablespoon minced garlic- 1 Tablespoon minced ginger- Fresh red chilies - 3, minced- Turmeric - ½ teaspoon- Freshly ground pepper -1 teaspoon- Chopped tomatoes - 1 cup- Plain yogurt - 2 cups- Vegetable broth - 4 cups- Mustard oil – 3 tablespoons-Table salt to taste-Finely chopped green onion – 2 tablespoons

Method

1. Wash and soak the mixed beans overnight.2. Cover the beans in a warm place to allow sprouting for 3-4 days.3. Heat oil in a saucepan and fry thyme, fennel seeds, and mustard seeds until light brown.4 Add 3 cups of sprouted beans and fry for 2 min under medium heat.5 Add chili, cumin, coriander, garlic, ginger, turmeric, salt, and pepper and stir for about 2 min.6 Add tomatoes, broth and yogurt to the beans’ mixture.7 Bring to a boil and let simmer in low heat until the sprouts are tender.8 Serve with boiled rice or roti.
Kwati is a hearty and flavorful dish that requires minimal effort to make. It's the perfect meal for special occasions or an easy day-to-day treat! Enjoy this traditional Nepali dish with family and friends on Janai Purnima!
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