Thursday, November 3, 2011

Black Eye Peas Curry



Ingredients:-
  • Black Eye Peas / Kaaramani- 1 cup
  • Onion -1/2 ( medium size)
  • Tomato - 2
  • Green Chillies - 2 ( add more or less according to spice preference)
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder - 3/4 to 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chaat Masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala -1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/ 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Lime / lemon Juice -1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves /Cilantro - A Small Bunch
Method:-

Soak the Black Eye Peas in water overnight..and pressure cook it till soft( add little salt while pressure cooking it) and don't waste the water...Drain the peas and save the stock for later use...

 In a pan heat oil and saute onion ,green chillies and some salt  till transparent.

 Add in the ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes..

 Add the tomatoes and saute for few more mins..until soft and mushy...
Take this mixture to a blender and make a fine paste of it..

 In the pan add the onion tomato paste and all the spices..

 And saute well till raw smell goes..

 Saute till all the moisture from the gravy evaporates..

 Now add in the cooked Black eye peas and mix well...

Now add the Stock ( water from the cooked peas,this gives more flavor to the dish) and mix well.

Let this Gravy come to a boil and reach the desired consistency..


Now add the chopped coriander leaves and lime juice before switching off the stove.



This curry goes Very well with flavored rice , roti , paratta ,naan , idli ,dosa etc..


Sending the recipe to Pari of  "Foodelicious"  for "Only Curries" event




28 comments:

Priya's Feast said...

Yummy curry with black eye peas..Nice step wise pics

Prabhamani said...

Very healthy curry..Liked it..Nice pics..

Prathibha said...

very delicious curry...I love this a lot

Sravs said...

super healthy and delicious curry!!

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Prathima Rao said...

Thats a yummy, healthy curry!!
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Santosh Bangar said...

tempting and nutritious curry

Kadhyaa said...

I love the peas and the curry u made out of it...yummy

Jayasri said...

First time here you have a lovely , lovely curry looks gorgeous

Radhika said...

Very delicious curry Chitra.

Priya said...

Nutritious,healthy and fabulous curry,love with a bowl of rice..

Kaveri said...

Looks very very yum

Sudha Sabarish said...

A healthy and creamy side dish.

Suja said...

Healthy and delicious side dish for chapatis..yum

Tina said...

Perfect side dish for chapathi...

Sanctified Spaces said...

Nice lentil curry. Healthy and nutritious.

Uma said...

Very delicious. Mouthwatering here to me in this night!!!

Sobha Shyam said...

healthy and delicious curry, lovely clicks and explanations..

sangee vijay said...

very delicious and healthy curry...really a drool worthy recipe..nice pictorials !!

divya said...

mmm... tempting and mouth watering dish.

aipi said...

Great pictorials n the curry looks super droolworthy!
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Nisha said...

Addition of chat masala is a nice touch

மகி said...

Nicely done chithra! The shape of the black eyed peas is nicely retained! :)

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Looks superb and very beautiful clicks.

Amy said...

looks tasty!!

Nitha said...

delicious curry....

Torviewtoronto said...

this looks fabulous and flavourful

Shirley @ Kokken69 said...

This looks so hearty and comforting! You know, I have never worked with black eye peas... think I should start to now...

Priti said...

Very nice ...adding chat masala is nice idea ...looks yum

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