Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira
Show: Aarti Party
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Aarti's Hot (not heavy!) Homemade Garam Masala:

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Set a medium oven-safe pot over moderate heat and add bacon. Cook until most of the fat is rendered out and the bacon is crisp. Prepare a plate with paper towels, and using a slotted spoon, remove the bacon from the pot to the plate. Set about a quarter of the bacon aside, for garnish.

Add the onions, garlic and ginger to the pot, and saute until soft and golden. Add the tomato paste and cook until the tomato paste deepens in color, about another minute.

Next add the root beer, cider vinegar, molasses, grainy mustard, red pepper flakes and garam masala. Stir to combine. Then add the beans and bacon, and gently stir so the beans don't lose their shape. Taste for salt and pepper, then pop into the oven, uncovered, until the mixture thickens, about 30 minutes. Remove the beans from the oven, let it cool slightly, and sprinkle with reserved bacon and serve.

Aarti's Hot (not heavy!) Homemade Garam Masala:

Combine the cinnamon sticks, cloves, green cardamom seeds, black cardamom seeds, if using into a spice grinder or coffee grinder and grind until fine. Store the spice mix in an airtight container away from direct sunlight. 

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

The Best Baked Beans

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Broccoli Cheese Baked Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

The Baked Potato

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Twice-Baked Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Baked French Toast with Blueberries

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baked Spaghetti

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Barbeque Baked Beans

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Twice-Baked New Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking