I want to start cooking my own kidney beans for chili. I use dried beans for pretty much everything else. I like the flavor of "freshly" cooked over canned. I know beans freeze well, but when I freeze them, it is generally as a prepared dish so that I can have it later for a lunch or supper..
So, should I freeze the kidney beans in their juice or not? Would it make a difference as to how they make it through the freezing process? And my perception of there being 1.5 cups of beans in a 15 oz can is about correct, yes?
2. I cook them and mix them without their juices but add plenty of Tikka Masala sauce to cover in a..
Small ziplock box to freeze and store. To serve I add them to boiled brown rice for a homemade Rajam Masala. For chili I add my homemade sauce to cover and freeze then add them to hot brown rice just as the other. Or heat them alone.