Thursday, June 9, 2011

Black Eye Pea / Bean curry

Black eye bean curry is one of my favorite curry which my mom makes. I tried it last week but could not get the exact tasty what my mom used to make. But the cooking process is very simple. Each part of the world has a different name for this Black eye bean . Here goes the recipe......
We need:



Black Eye bean/peas 1cup
Bay leaf 1
Cinnamon 1inch stick
Cloves 3
Onion 1 small
Tomato 1 small
Salt to taste
Chilli powder 1sp
Haldi 1/4 sp
Garam masala 1sp
Green chillies 2
Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup
Oil 5 sps



Method:



Soak the beans over night and presser cook.
Remove and drain water.
In a large pan heat oil and add the whole garam masala( cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf)
Saute for few seconds and add choppes onion and green chillies.
Once the onions turn golden brown add chopped tomato and cook well.
Now add haldi, salt, chilli powder and garam masala.
Mix well and add boiled beans.
Add 1/2 cup water and cook on medium flames for 5 mits
Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with chapati, roti , naan or even rice.

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