Black eyed peas curry. There’s nothing cozy like a bowl of healthy curry loaded with the goodness of black eyed peas. So why not make this curry to create the ultimate comfort food?
If you are a fan of vegan food, you probably care about what goes into your body. Legumes are definitely a vegan favorite and that includes this black eyed peas curry with cucumbers. Not only is this curry loaded with nutritious beans that are super healthy for you but it also tastes great with rice or crusty bread.
Whether you are a vegan fan or simply looking for a healthy recipe, here’s a great curry to add to your recipe repertoire. Amazingly delicious yet super easy to make.
To make this black eyed peas curry, start with sauteeing grated coconut with fennel seeds, ground turmeric, ground coriander and red chili powder. When grated coconut turns brown, switch off the flame, and grind this mixture to a smooth paste.
With the black eyed peas used in this recipe, you have two options – dried or canned. With dried peas, you have to cook them for about an hour on stove top. If using canned peas, drain them and add straight to the curry.
Now, place both cooked peas, coconut mixture and cucumbers in a saucepan. Cook for about 5-6 minutes. Next up, the tempered spices. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Brown onions along with curry leaves and dried red chilies. Once done, add this to the black eyed peas curry and give it a good stir.
This curry pairs perfectly with rice or crusty bread.
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