Lobia is nothing but a recipe made using Black Eye Beans. Black Eye Beans (Karamani/Perumpayiru) is one of the primary source of nutrition and its important for the children. This Lobia masala is a very popular dish in Punjab and many parts of Northern India. This delicious Lobia Masala (Black Eyed Peas Masala) is very simple to make and it is a great accompaniment for any Indian Breads.



Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe
Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe



Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Servings5
Recipe CategoryVegetarian Gravy
Recipe CuisineNorth Indian

Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe
Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe

Ingredients:
Karamani (Black Eyed Peas/ Lobia)1/2 Cup*
Onion2 finely Chopped 
Tomato3, pureed
Ginger- Garlic Paste1 Tablespoon
Coriander Powder1 Teaspoon
Cumin Powder 1 Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder1 Teaspoon
SaltTo taste
Boiled Potato
Fresh Cream2 Tablespoon
Chopped Coriander LeavesFor Garnishing

* 1 Cup = 250ml
For Seasoning:
Oil2 Tablespoon
Cumin Seeds1 Teaspoon


Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe
Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe

Method:
  1. Take Black eyed Peas in a vessel. Wash and add fresh water to soak the peas and then pressure cook it till the peas becomes soft. Set this Cooked peas aside
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add finely chopped onions and saute them along with a pinch of salt. The salt  brings out the moisture of the onions and allow the onions to cook faster.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute the onions till transparent. Add tomato puree and mix everything well
  4. To the tomato mixture, add coriander powder, cumin powder and red chili powder. Add salt necessary for the whole dish and mix everything well
  5. Cook the tomatoes till the oil starts to ooze out. Then, add the cooked Black Eyed Peas along with boiled and roughly mashed potato and mix well
  6. Add water to adjust the consistency of the masala. Allow the masala to cook for another 2 minutes
  7. Then, add fresh cream. Adding fresh cream is completely optional. But cream enhances the flavor. Stir the cream well so that it gets incorporated with the masala
  8. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame. Transfer the masala to the serving dish 
  9. The yummy Lobia Masala Ready! Serve with any Indian bread and enjoy the dish!
  10. Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe
    Lobia Masala Recipe | Black Eyed Peas Masala Recipe


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  1. isn't jeera and cumin seed the same then if iam right why both are mentioned in the above recipe

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  2. maami, please let me know when should we add the "corriander powder" mentioned in ingredients. Or shal we dry fry lil Corriander seeds and add while grinding. please help.

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  3. Hi Parvathy

    Thanks for mentioning the mistake. I have corrected the recipe.

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  4. The seasoning step with cumin seeds is missing in the recipe. Needs to be corrected.

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