Blackbean Soup

Blackbean Soup

From   Tea Time

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Soup

Cooked in black tea decoction, this black bean soup is as unique as it is delicious


  • Canned black beans 150
  • Medium onion 1
  • Garlic cloves 3 to 4
  • Medium tomatoes 2
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Black tea decoction 3 cups
  • Cooked rice ⅓ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Cayenne pepper 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves 4 to 5 sprigs


  • Finely chop onion, garlic and tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and saute till light golden. Add garlic and continue to saute till the mixture is golden.
  • Add black beans and saute for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup black tea decoction, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cooked rice and tomatoes and mix. Add salt and cayenne pepper or degi mirch powder and mix well. Add 2 cups tea decoction and cook for 15-20 minutes or till the tomatoes become a little pulpy.
  • Finely chop coriander leaves and add half of it to the black bean mixture and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with the remaining coriander leaves and serve hot.