Saturday, July 01, 2006

Black Eye Beans with Brinjal

Black Eye Beans with Brinjal

This is presented for the Jihva for ingredients hosted by Sailu.

][ A Curry suitable for Rice, Chappathi, Paratha .
][ Serves 3 to 4 persons
][ Cooking Time 20 minutes.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Black Eye Bean (Thatta Payar in Tamil, Chowli in Hindi) - 1/2 cup
2. Brinjal - 3 small size. (Cut into cubes)
3. Onion - 1 Chopped finely.
4. Tomatoes - 2 (finely chopped)
5. Ginger - 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)
6. Garlic - 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)
7. Curds - 1/4 cup (Other option - Lemon juice)
8. Coconut paste - 2 table spoons.
9. Salt - to taste
10. Pav-bhaji Masala - 1/2 tsp
11. Slit Green Chillies - 2
12. Red Chilli Powder 1/4 tsp
13. Coriander Powder 1 tsp

1. Oil or butter - 2 table spoon
2. Mustard and Cumin Seeds each 1/4 tsp
3. Curry leaves and coriander leaves for garnishing.

1. Soak bean for 3 hours and Pressure cook and keep it aside.
1a. Fry Brinjal in a non-stick tawa adding 1 tablespoon of Oil and keep it aside.
2. In a pan, heat Oil and season with Mustard and Cumin seeds.
3. Add chopped Ginger and Garlic and saute for a minute.
4. Now goes chopped Onions until they are brown.
5. Mix Coriander powder and saute for a minute and add chopped Tomatoes.
6. Cook well till Tomatoes become a pulp.
7. Now goes Red Chilli powder, Salt, boiled Beans, fried Brinjal, Curds and cook till nice aroma comes.
8. Add Coconut paste, Pav Bhaji masala and Cook to a boil.
][ Garnish with Coriander and Curry leaves and Serve Hot. ][

Note on Black Eyed Beans:-
This is Rich in Soluble Fiber. New consumers can experience flatulence. To avoid this, All lentils must be slightly fried before soaking.


Vaishali said...

Brinjal and black-eyed peas? Now, that's an unusual combination for me. Thanks for sharing the recipe, MT.

indianadoc said...
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indianadoc said...

your recipe sounds good...unfortunately u'r snap seems to have had some prob...seems to camouflage the beautiful recipe!!

indianadoc said...

To be honest you have an amazing collection of good recipes....I shl come back to read them more patiently...

Menu Today said...

Hello Indianadoc,
Thanks for letting know your views on this photo.I should have taken a better pic. :-(
Please go thru my other recipes and hope there would be items of your choice.
Many Thanks and Keep visiting.