Black eyed bean , known by the name as “alasande ” in kannada makes a good accompaniment with jowar roti or chapati. It is used in various dishes as sambar and fried dumplings. Here is one kind of accompaniment.
Ingredients that you need are
- Black eyed bean 2cups
- Onion 2
- Coriander 1/2 bunch
- Ginger 1 inch
- Green chilly 4
- Cumin 1tsp
- Oil 1 tbsp
- Salt to taste
Soak the black eyed beans for half an hour.Cut the onions finely and keep aside. Pressure cook them. Grind coriander leaves,ginger and green chilly to a fine paste. Take oil in a kadai, add cumin, turmeric powder and asafoetida. As cumin splutters add onions and saute till light pink. Now,add the paste and salt to it . Let cook for a minute. Add the cooked beans along with the water. Let boil to get a thick consistency.
- Adding the water content ensures all the vital nutrients are regained.
- Two cloves of garlic may be added while grinding the paste.
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