Menestra Recipe | Receta Menestra
Add the tomatoes, achiote, cumin seeds, ground cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes.
Add water and bring to a boil.
Add the soaked beans and simmer until tender, about 2 hours.
Add salt to taste.
Mix in the cilantro.
Serve with rice, fried plantains, salad, meat, avocado and some aji or hot sauce on the side.