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Black Eyed Beans Curry
Black Eyed Beans Curry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Black eyed beans curry is very delicious and protein-rich food. Black-eyed beans are also known as Alasandalu or bobbarlu in South India. This curry is very simple to prepare and it as very good nutrition values. With these beans, you can also make fritters/Vada
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Black Eyed Beans curry, Side dish
Servings: 4
Author: Pavani
  • Black eyed bean - 1 cup
  • Chopped onions - 2 nos
  • Chopped tomatoes - 2 nos
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder - 1 ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder - 1 ½ teaspoon
  • Bay leaves - 1 nos
  • Cumin seeds - ½ teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - A handful
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  1. Soak the beans for 5 to 6 hours and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles
  2. Heat the pan with oil and add cumin seeds, once the splatter add the bay leaves along with onions and fry them till they are translucent
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and cook till the raw smell goes
  4. Then add tomatoes along with red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well
  5. Now add the cooked beans and mix them well. Cook on low flame for 5 to 10 minutes
  6. Now, add the required water for the curry and adjust the salt. Then add curry leaves
  7. Close the lid and cook till the curry thicken

  8. Finally, garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or chapatis