Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Black eye beans curry

Serving: 4

Ingredients:
Tamarind juice: 1/8 cup
Tomato:1
Black eye beans: 1lb

Masala:
Red chillies-10
Dania-2tsp
Pepper-1/4 tsp,
Cinamon- 1/2" piece
Clove-4
Garlic-2 cloves
Onion-1/2
Cocunut powder-5tsp
Poppy seeds-1tsp
Seasoning:
Mustered seeds:1/2 tsp
Jeera: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: 6
Red Chillies: 2
oil: 2 tbs

Method:
Soak Black eye beans for an hour then Pressure cook.

Fry red chillies, dhania, pepper cinamon, clove separatly, adding little bit of oil. make powder of all the fried items, when it is done add garlic, onion, cocunut, poppy seeds.
Heat oil in a thick pan and add mustard seeds, jeera, red chillies, when it stops splutter add cooked Black eye beans and add the ground masala. Let it cook for a while till oil appears, now add water and allow to boil , now add tamarind juice, tomatoes and cook it for 2 to 3 min.
Garnish with corrinder.
This curry can be served with rice rotti, dosa, chapati, or rice.

Note: Black eye beans can be replaced with dry Peas, Avarekalu / Anapaginjalu