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Lohbia aur khumbi (black eyed peas with mushrooms)

Main Dish
4 servings
30 min
30 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Black-eyed peas: 1 cup

Tomatoes: 1 cup

Oil : 1/2 cup

Cinnamon stick: 1 inch piece

Cumin seeds: 1 tsp

Onion: 1 cup

Garlic: 5 cloves

Khumbi: 1 cup

Coriander Powder: 2 tsp

Cumin Powder: 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp

Cayenne: 1/4 teaspoon

Coriander/Cilantro Leaves: 2 tbsp

Salt: as required or 1 tsp

Preparation

  • The first thing you must do is soak the lobhia in water over night or for 7-8hours. This will make the beans soft and manageable.
  • Then, boil pre-soaked lobhia for 40 minutes or until very soft. Then, briefly boil tomatoes, peel off skin, and chop into large chunks.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add cumin and cinnamon. Soon after, add garlic and onions. Once the onions turn golden brown add khumbi and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and cayenne. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, till the oil separates.
  • Add the cooked lohbia to the above stir it to mix well and leave it covered for another 15 minutes.



Comments:

22/07/2014

I'm so glad you mentioned where the recipe came from, because I used to cook this from that book many years ago, and know how really good it is. Now I have found the recipe again, it will again become a regular for me. Thank you.

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