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Caribbean black eyed beans in a bowl with a thyme garnish

Caribbean Curried Beans Recipe

Abi Olayiwola
Fragrant and delicious vegetarian curry with bold Caribbean flavours.
4.58 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine African, Carribean
Servings 4
Calories 348 kcal


  • cup Brown beans raw
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon Allspice
  • 2 Scotch bonnet chopped
  • 5 sprigs Fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 can Coconut milk
  • Salt to taste


  • Cook the beans in your preferred way or according to pack instruction until soft. I cooked in the pressure cooker for 20 mins.
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan under medium heat.
  • Cook the onion until translucent. Add the garlic and stir for around 30 secs.
  • Pour in the curry powder, allspice and scotch bonnet. Stir for another 30 secs.
  • Pour in the cooked beans, coconut milk and thyme. Add some salt to taste.
  • Cover the pan and allow to simmer under low heat for around 20 mins.
  • Remove from heat and serve.


Calories: 348kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 8gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 19gSodium: 18mgPotassium: 469mgFiber: 6gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 122IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Curried beans, Vegetarian curry
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