Lobia curry / Black-eyed peas curry / cow peas curry with step by step photo and video recipe. Lobia is also called as black eyed peas, cow peas. Lobia curry is common recipe in some states of India and it also made specially on the festivals like makara shankranti (pongal festival) to serve with various kinds of roti.
Lobia curry / Black-eyed peas curry / cow peas curry
- ½ cup onions
- 2 green chillies
- 2 to mato medium size chopped
- 2 tbsp oil
- ½ cup lobia(cow peas)
- ½ tsp cumin seeds
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- curry leaves few
- 4 garlic
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- salt to taste
- water as required
First rinse the lobia (cow peas) in water.
In a pressure cooker add rinsed lobia,1 and half cup of water and salt to taste cover the lid and cook for 3 whistles
Once the pressure released itself make sure lobia is cooked
In a jar add green chillies and garlic grind for 5 seconds make paste.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard cumine seeds curry leaves and allow to splutter.
Then add onions saute till they turn translucent. Add chilli-garlic paste turmeric and mix well keep on medium flame.
Add tomato and salt mix well cover the lid and simmer for a minute
Open the lid and mix well and add cooked lobia along with its water mix well.
Cover the lid and simmer for a minute
mix and serve hot with roti or chapati.
- You do not have to soak Lobia / cow peas because they can be cooked directly
- If you want cook the black eyed peas curry quickly, use pressure cooker .