Saturday, July 11, 2009

Black Eye Peas Masala

Black eye peas masala is a famous dish from South India.This is a delicious thick and creamy dish blended with the richness of indian spices.Black eye peas in low in fat and high in quality protein and fibre.It tastes best with chapattis or parathas.The best part about this dish is its healthy

Cooking Time : 30 minutes'
Serves : 6

Ingredients :

Black eye peas - 1 cup(soaked overnight)
Onions - 2
Tomato - 1
Cumin Seeds - 1 tspn
Chilli powder - 2 tspn
Garam Masala - 1 tspn
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn
Bay leaves - 2
Lime juice - 1 tblspn
Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste

Method of Preparation :

1.Mix the black eyed peas with turmeric powder and salt and pressure cook and keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions, garlic paste, ginger paste and salt and saute for 10 minutes.
3.Add chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder,bay leaves and cumin seeds and saute for 5 minutes.
4.Add the cooked black eye peas and tomato and saute for 5 minutes.
5.Add little water and cook well.
6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
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