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Kinama ko jhol (Fermented beans Soup)
(Traditional Rai food) By Bipana

1½ cups of Kinama (fermented beans)
half of onion (diced)
2 tomatoes (chopped)
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
3 tablespoons ghee or oil
few chopped corriander (Cilantro) leaves
Salt to taste

1 Soak the kinama in water for half an hour.
2 Heat the oil and fry diced onions with salt and turmeric powder to golden brown.
3 Add tomatoes and stir for 2 minutes till completely pasty.
4 Add the kinama, do not throw away the water.
5 Cook the kinama on low heat till it is starts sticking to the pan.
6 Add left over water used for soaking.
7 Leave to boil for 7-8 minutes on medium heat.
8 Add corrainder (Cilantro) leaves before serving.
9 (Optional) Serve hot with rice and curries.
  • The recipe might not smell very pleasant for first timers. However, is is vey nutritious and delicious.
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