1 cup Black-Eyed beas/peans/Chawli(dry)
1 big Onion, finely chopped
2 Tomatoes, finely chopped
1 Green Chilli, chopped
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
2 tsps Coriander Pwdr
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/2 tsp red Chilli Pwdr
1/2tsp Cumin Pwdr
1/2 tsp Garam Masala pwdr
1/4tsp Dry Mango Pwdr
Salt to taste.
Cilantro to garnish.
Soak the black-eyed peas for around 3-4 hrs in water.
Heat 2 tbsps oil in a Pressure-Cooker.
Splutter the cumin seeds.
Add onion and the ginger-garlic paste.
Saute till the onion is light brown.
Then put in the chopped tomatoes and green chilli.
Add turmeric and salt.
Cook till well blended.
Then put in all the other dry spices and mix well.
Then add the soaked chawli(without the water).
Roast for 5 mins.
Then put in a glass of water.
Close the lid and give 2-3 whistles(till the beans are soft).
Open the lid when the pressure drops and garnish with fresh cilantro.
Serve with Roti or Rice.
Since these beans do not need overnight soaking, ,unlike other beans. you need not plan in advance to make this dish.
This is one of the reasons, apart from its good nutritional value and good taste, I like these beans a lot!