Kwati | Mixed Beans Soup| Nepali Food Recipe | Anup Kitchen

Kwati | Mixed Beans Soup| Nepali Food Recipe | Anup Kitchen

Kwati is a traditional Nepali/Newari soup consisting of varieties of beans. Highly rich in protein, this dish can be eaten with rice, beaten rice or roti.


  • 300g mixed beans
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 2T garlic ginger paste
  • 2t cumin powder
  • 1t coriander powder
  • 1t turmeric powder
  • 1t cumin seed
  • 3T oil
  • 1 green chili
  • 2 dried red chili
  • 2T ghee
  • 1t juwano seeds
  • 1t jimbu 
  • 500ml hot water


  1. Soak mixed beans for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. In a pressure cooker heat oil and add cumin seeds, dried red chili, and garlic ginger paste. Stir.
  3. Add chopped onions and stir.
  4. Then add the beans after draining out water. Stir.
  5. Add turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt. Stir.
  6. Add tomato and stir. Cook for about 2-3 minutes and then add hot water. Stir
  7. Close the lid and cook for about 4-5 whistle.
  8. Set aside and let it cool for about 5 minutes. 
  9. On a separate toasting pan heat ghee. When the ghee gets hot dd juwano, Jimbu and quickly pour into the soup. 
  10. Mix well and garnish with onions and cilantro. Serve.

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