Black Eyed Peas Recipe or Black Eyed Peas Curry 2023

 Black Eyed Peas Recipe or  Black Eyed Peas Curry with time

Black Eyed Peas Curry, also known as lobhia, is a popular dish from the Indian subcontinent made with black-eyed peas cooked in a spicy tomato-based gravy. Here is a basic Black Eyed Peas Recipe you can use:


  • 1 cup black-eyed peas (lobia), soaked overnight and pressure cooked
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 dried red chilies
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro for garnish

Black Eyed Peas Recipe or Black Eyed Peas Curry 2023


  1. Soak the black-eyed peas overnight, then pressure cook them for about 15 minutes or until they are tender
  2. In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and dried red chilies. Once the seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Add minced garlic and grated ginger to the pan and sauté for a minute.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and sauté until they turn mushy.
  5. Add curry powder, turmeric powder, and salt to taste to the pan and sauté for a minute.
  6. Once the black-eyed peas are cooked, add the mixture to it and stir well. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.
  8. Serve the Black-Eyed Peas curry with rice or roti.

 Black Eyed Peas Nutrition information

Here's the combined nutrition information for the entire recipe:
  • Total calories: 904 calories
  • Total fat: 16.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 488mg
  • Total carbohydrates: 159.8g
  • Dietary fiber: 38.6g
  • Sugars: 25.3g
  • Protein: 40.6g
This recipe is a good source of dietary fiber and protein, but it is also relatively high in calories and carbohydrates. If you are looking to reduce your calorie or carbohydrate intake, you may want to adjust the portion sizes or consider serving it with a smaller portion of rice or naan bread.

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