Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Karamani Masala/ Black-eyed beans curry

             Karamani are rich in fiber-content which helps to remove cholesterol from the body. As a source of high-potassium and low-sodium, these beans reduces the blood pressure.

Serves up to 3 people
Preparation time:30 minutes


1 cup of dried black-eyed beans
1 chopped onion
1 chopped tomato
3-4 cloves of garlic
 1/2 tsp of turmeric
1 tsp of red chilly powder
1 tbsp of Dhal makhani powder
1 tsp of garam masala
2 tbsp of butter
1 bay leaf
salt as required


1.Soak the black-eyed beans overnight. Pressure cook the beans with water and salt (Do not overcook the beans).
2.Add the butter to the pan, once the butter is melted add the bay leaf. As the nice aroma comes, add the onions and garlic (cut in to halves) and saute for 3 minute.
3.Add the tomatoes to the pan, saute well for 5 minute. Add the spices (turmeric, red chilly powder and dhal makhani powder).
4.Transfer the cooked beans to the pan and add little more salt.
Close with a lid and let it cook for 15 minutes. Add the garam masala and cook for additional 5 minutes.
5.Karamani masala is ready. Serve with rice/ roti.

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