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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Black Bean Chili with Toasted Spice Seasoning

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Category: Main Dish, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Dried black beans; soaked
  • 8 c Water
  • 2 Jalapeno peppers; minced
  • 1 1/2 tb Grated ginger
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 c Chopped cilantro
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 2 tb Chili powder
  • 1/2 tb Oregano
  • 1/2 c Sun-dried tomatoes
  • 4 c Peeled; chopped plum tomatos
  • 1/3 c Uncooked bulgur wheat
  • 1/2 c Boiling water
  • Salt & pepper; to taste
  • 1/2 tb Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 ts Fennel seeds


Drain beans. Place in a large pot & add 8 c water. Bring to a boil. Add
peppers, ginger, bay leaf & 1/2 c cilantro. Cover & simmer for 1 1/2 to 2
hours. Remove from heat & discard bay leaf.

Place cumin seeds in a pot & toast. When seeds darken, add chili powder,
oregano, tomatoes. Stir well & bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat &
simmer for 30 minutes. In another bowl, combine bulgur with boiling water,
cover & let sit for 10 minutes.

When beans are cooked, remove 1 c & puree it with some cooking liquid.
Combine puree with remaining beans. Stir in tomato mixture & bulgur.
Season & simer for 10 minutes.

Place mustard seeds in a pot over medium heat, cover & cook till seeds
start to pop. Add fennel seeds & cover. Cook till popping stops & fennel
darkens. Pour over chili. Add remaining cilantro & drizzle with olive

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