Monday, September 8, 2014

Bora Curry | Guyanese Long Bean Curry

Bora curry / Long beans curry is a traditional Guyanese curry. The making of this curry is very close to Indian style of cooking. The spices used in this are very much available is any Indian household. This is a easy to make dish. This curry is perfectly spicy & very tempting.To know what my other friends are cooking, check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 44. 

Adapted from here.
Prep Time-10mins | Cook Time-20mins | Serves-3people
2Cups long beans 
1Medium onion chopped
1Potato chopped to bite size pieces
1Medium tomato chopped
2Garlic cloves sliced
1Tsp red chili powder / Paparika {adjust as needed}
1Tsp garam masala 
1/4Tsp turmeric
1Tsp coriander powder
2Tbs water
Salt to taste
2Tbs coconut oil or oil of your choice
- Heat pan with oil. To that add garlic & onions, fry them till onions are translucent. 
- Meanwhile in a bowl take chili powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, salt, turmeric & water.
Mix them to a smooth paste. 
- Once onions are translucent add tomatoes, potato & long beans to pan.
- Give a nice stir & add the masala paste to pan. Stir once more & close with lid. 
- Cook with a lid on until potatoes are done well. 
- Adjust salt & chili powder if needed & switch off heat. 
- Serve warm with rice or roti. 
- You can 1/2Cup coconut milk to the curry, while adding veggies to the pan. 
- You can also garnish with coriander at the end for an added flavor.
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  1. Nice blog, it is well written and knowledgeable. I appreciate it. I bookmarked this blog further more information. Recently I eat very tasty and spicy chicken tikkas from Lunch Catering Calgary, i love indian recipies .It is one of my sweet memories of lunch, I can never forget it's taste.

  2. Pictures have come out so well...good one.

  3. Bora curry looks excellent, lovely medley of vegetables.

  4. That curry looks so colorful and yummy..

  5. lovely colorful curry...and with ingredients easily available..nice

  6. Similar to our panch mel ki sabzi :) looks so inviting and very delicious !!

  7. Nice pictures and as you said, the curry looks just like the Indian curry.

  8. I am gazing at the clicks they look so capturing, the curry looks wonderful too with healthy veggies in it.

  9. Lovely medley of recipes in a spicy background.

  10. one of my fave curries as we make this often also as my mom's family is from the country right next door - suriname

  11. Wow this is a beautiful recipe and lovely pictures,