Sugar Bean Curry as Braai Accompaniment


  • 23 Cups Sugar Beans
  • 3 Medium Onions (Finely Sliced)
  • 1.5 Tablespoons of Garlic & Ginger
  • 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons of Durban Curry Lovers – All in One Durban Masala
  • Curry Leaves
  • Dhania
  • 3 Potatoes (Quartered. To get a lovely yellow colour, place in a bowl and in a few drops of egg yellow)
  • Salt to Taste


  • Rinse well and soak your sugar beans overnight
  • Simmer in clean water until soft. Set aside & RETAIN THE WATER.
  • Cover the base of your pot in oil
  • Fry your onions
  • Add your garlic & ginger and fry until soft
  • 4 Tablespoons of Durban Curry Lovers – All in One Durban Curry Masala
  • Fry the Masala with the onions, taking care not to burn the masala. (add water to loosen, if required)
  • Add tin of chopped tomatoes, simmer until soft
  • Add 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • Use the tomato tin and add 2 tins of the water from the beans
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer until the content are all soft
  • Add your potatoes and simmer until half done
  • Add curry leaves
  • Add your beans and more of the bean water, until you get to the required consistency
  • Simmer for 20 mins and then add salt
  • Simmer for another mins or until all the contents are soft and you have a nice thick gravy.
  • Test for salt
  • Garnish with dhania


Keywords: sugar beans, red speckled beans, curry