Lobiya/chawli/black eye peas/cowpea/alasandalu curry

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 Cup Black eye peas

2 Small Tomatoes

2 Garlic flakes

1 inch Ginger piece

3/4 tbs Garam masala

1/4 tbs turmeric

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder to taste

15-18 Cashews

2- 3 tbs oil


  • Before cooking dried black peas,Soak them for 4 - 6 hours. Rinse well with cold water. Presuure cook them with adding little salt and water. Take the cashews and soak them for 2 hours.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions and fry till the onions turn into light brown color. Add Ginger and garlic paste and stir well. Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric,salt and stir well and cook till the tomatoes absorbs the flavour.
  • Take the soaked cashews and make a fine paste. Add cashews paste and mix well. Cook for a while. Add cooked black eye peas. Bring it to boil. Finally add garam masala, red chilly powder and combine well. Cover to cook on medium heat upto 10 min.


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