Lobia Masala (White Beans with Tomatoes)

5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp canola/sunflower/vegetable oil
  • 1 small yellow onion thinly sliced in half rings
  • 2 roma tomatoes roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp red chili flakes
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger and garlic
  • 1 15 oz can white beans
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • Heat oil in saucepan. Add chopped onion and fry on medium-low heat till evenly brown for about 10 minutes.
  • Add crushed ginger and garlic and fry for roughly one minute.
  • Add coriander powder and red chili flakes, and fry for another minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and fry on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add white beans and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, place in serving bowl and garnish with cilantro and diced chili.


I personally love these beans with toast but they are also great with chapati/roti. 
Keyword legumes, Vegan