Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Black eye peas curry

This is a famous recipe from South India.Most comman amounst the konkana's.Its a curry with the richness of the peas blended with other spices and flovoured with the roasted garlic at the end.

Black eyed peas - 1 cup
Water - 2cups
dry chillies -2
curry leaves -5-6
Garlic -3-4 cloves chopped
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric -1/4 tsp
Hing -2 pinch
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt -1.5 tsp
Ghee -1 tsp

1. Soak the b.e peas in hot water for 1/2 hr.Pressure cook the B.l peas,with salt and little chilly powder& then allow it to cool .
2.Take 1/2 of the cooked peas and grind it to make a rough paste.
3.In a vessel taKe the remaining peas add 2 cups of water and add salt as pertaste ,chilly powder, 1 raw garlic,turmeric,cumin powder,hing and add the paste .Stir properly and bring to boil.
4.In a small pan add 1 tsp of ghee and sliced garlic and roast it to golden brown ,then add it to the curry.
5.In the same pan take mustard red chillies and curry leaves and just when the mustards begin to splutter add it gto the curry and bring it to boil.Saute and simmer and cook for 3 mins.
6.Serve hot with plain rice.


jayakarthik said...

wonderful recipes Dr
how are u finding time to blog
seriously how do u do this?
thanks for looking into my blog.

Asha said...

Mouthwatering recipe.Glad I found you!I loved your other blog too.Very helpful.Thanks Sowmya.

USHA said...


Thanks for visitng my blog and dropping over there..

Even you got wonderful collection of receipes.

Krithika said...

First time here. You have some great recipes. Will keep visiting

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Welcome to my blog to all of you.There are many more healthy and easy recipes to come.
well this is a easy amd creamy recipe.So do give a try and let me know.Enjoy...

Vani said...

Hey, lots of nice posts, Soumya! My husband is konkani and his mom makes tinglaware with navy beans. Your recipe with black peas reminded me of that. The methi chutney is going on my must-try list. Love the veg puffs too, though I'd probably use store bought dough.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey Vani.Thanks.Yup do try and giveme the feed back.Enjoy..

Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe & it came out well. Thanks for an easy recipe.