Sugar Beans

Enjoy this easy to make beans curry recipe. 


  • 2 tins beans OR 250gr sugar beans (soaked overnight and cooked in salted water till soft)
  • 3 Tablespoons of Sunflower oil
  • 1 Large ATLAS Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 a Teaspoon of ATLAS Mustard Seeds
  • 1 ATLAS Stick Cinnamon
  • 2 ATLAS Cardamom Pods (Seeds removed and ground with pestle & mortar)
  • 1 Teaspoon ATLAS Turmeric Powder
  • 3 Teaspoons ATLAS Chilli Powder (or to taste)
  • 2 Teaspoons ATLAS Jerra Powder (Cumin)
  • 1 Large Onion / or 2 medium (Finely Chopped)
  • 2 Large Tomatoes (Grated)
  • 3 Potatoes (Cubed)
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Dhania Leaves (Corriander) 


  • On a medium heat, add oil to pot
  • Add the Jeera (cumin), Mustard Seeds, Bay Leaf, Cinnamon stick, Turmeric & Cardamom
  • Allow to gently fry for about 30 seconds, do not let your spices burn
  • Add Chilli Powder
  • Add the chopped onions and saute until soft
  • Add the Masala / Curry Powder and allow to gently fry (Add a dash of water if the mixture is too thick and wants to stick and Allow the water to cook off)
  • Add Tomatoes and sauté until your tomatoes have broken down into the
  • Remove from the heat, add the Beans and mix well
  • Return to the heat, add the water from the beans until you have your required (The beans will suck up some water, so keep adding.
  • Add Curry leaves and salt to
  • Taste for salt and garnish with Dhania leaves (corriander)
  • Serve plain, with rice, with roti or as a bunny chow on slices of thick buttered bread