Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Black Eyed Beans Curry (Alasandalu kura)



Ingredients :
Black Eyed Beans : 1 cup
Onion chopped : 1
Tomato Chopped : 2
Green chillies : 2
Garlic Paste : 1 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric : 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder : 1 tsp
Chilli powder : 1 tsp
Peanut powder : 1 tbsp(Optional)
Curry leaves 
Cilantro
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tbsp


Method :


. Soak the Black Eyed Beans for  4 hrs. Boil the beans with
  water and salt  cook until soft (or) Presser cook for 3
  whistles.


. In a pan Heat a tbsp of oil add mustard seeds splutter them
  add the chopped onions, Cuury leaves and Green chillies
  saute it till light brown.




. Add the Garlic paste saute it  and add Coriander
  powder, Chilli powder, Turmeric and peanut powder mix it
  well and saute for a minute.



. Now add the chopped Tomatoes mix it well and cook till
  tomatoes become pulp.



. Now add the boiled Beans along with water add some salt 
  and water and cook for 5 - 10 minutes in medium flame.
  (Mash some beans for thick gravy).




. Garnish with Cilantro and serve with Rice or Roti.



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