Black eyed bean makes a good accompaniment with chapati or jowar roti. Dried ones need soaking while the fresh ones can be cooked instantly.
Daily cooking needs some planning and I find beans to be useful in some way, either as a quick or soaked stir fry. I tend to make them quite often as they are rich in nutrients and loved by all. 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 that is often made at home.
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.
Black eyed bean veggie
Black eyed bean veggie makes a good
- 2 cup black eyed bean
- 2 onion
- 1/2 bunch coriander
- 1 inch ginger
- 4 green chilly
- 1 tbsp oil
Soak the black eyed beans for half an hour.
Cut the onions finely and keep aside.
Pressure cook the soaked beans.
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.
Put the paste along with required amount of salt to it. Let cook for a minute.
Put the boiled beans to it, boil for sometime, until you reach the required consistency.
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