BLACK-EYED PEAS WITH ONIONS AND TOMATOES
Serves 6 Time Required: 45 minutes
1 cup black-eyed peas, 3 green chillies, 2 onions chopped finely,
2 tomatoes chopped, 2 teaspoons chillie powder, ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon garam masala / all spice powder, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, ½ teaspoon cumin powder,
½ teaspoon coriander powder, Salt to taste, 2 tablespoons oil,
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
Soak the black-eyed peas in water over night.
Boil the black-eyed peas with a little salt in sufficient water till soft. Heat oil in a pan and sauté the onions and green chillies for a little while. Add the tomatoes, garlic ginger paste, chillie powder, turmeric, garam masala / spice powder, coriander powder, a little of the chopped coriander leaves and salt and stir fry till the oil separates from the mixture. Add the boiled black-eyed beans and 1 cup water and simmer on low heat till the gravy thickens. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve with rice or chapattis