Black eyed bean veggie
Written by Jayashree
Published on January 25, 2019

Black eyed bean veggie makes a tasty accompaniment with chapati for lunch or dinner. It is loved by children and thus ideal to pack in the lunch box. 

Today, I am sharing a stir fry with winter vegetable. Fresh black eyed pea are tasty and make a good accompaniment with chapati or jowar roti. This is a simple yet tasty accompaniment that children will surely love. 

Black eyed pea is nutritious and makes a good accompaniment for children in the lunch box. You can use the frozen ones that are easily available.   As the fresh ones cook quickly, this can be done in under 30 minutes. 

This post is part of BM#96 

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup black eyed bean/ pea
  • water
  • 2 onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 green chilly
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • coriander
  • salt

Method:

Cook the black eyed bean in a pressure cooker for one whistle. Take oil in a pan, add cumin, as it splutters put turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chilly , onion and ginger. Let cook, then add tomato and saute it. Put salt to it. Finally, add the cooked beans to it and boil for three minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander.

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Here is a trendy lunch box from Tupperware for office use. It has four containers, the lids are tight, microwave safe and can be cleaned easily. 

Black eyed pea stir fry

Black eyed pea stir fry makes a tasty accompaniment with chapati or jowar roti. Pack it in the lunch box to give a healthy meal for children. 

Course accompaniments, lunch box
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword black eyed pea stir fry, lunch box ideas, lunch box in 30 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup black eyed pea
  • water
  • 2 onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 green chilly
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • coriander
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Wash, add water to the black eyed bean and cook in pressure cooker for one whistle. 

  2. Cut the onion and tomato into small pieces. Grate the ginger and keep it aside. 

  3. Take oil in a pan, add cumin as it splutters put turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chilly, ginger and onion. Let cook.

  4. Add tomato and saute it. Put salt to it. 

  5. Finally, add cooked  beans to it and boil for three minutes. 

  6. Garnish with fresh coriander.

Recipe Notes

  • Frozen black eyed peas can be used.
  • When fresh ones are available, I like to use them.
  • Remove the pea from the pod and store them in the refrigerator, it will be handy to use. 

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18 Comments

  1. Varada

    Sounds like a healthy nutritious side. Must have tasted great with jowar roti.

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  2. Srivalli Jetti

    I love black eyed beans and this is an excellent way to get the kids eat!

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  3. usha

    I miss fresh black eyed beans here in the US. Love it and curry looks very good.

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  4. Rafeeda - The Big Sweet Tooth

    I love black eyed peas. We make it with pumpkin and I eat it by the bowl. Love this sabzi… will be lovely with chapathis or even as snack for chai time…

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  5. Rajani

    Definitely a quick curry to make! Black eyed peas is used regularly for sundal recipe here at home.

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  6. vaishalisabnani

    That bean curry looks delicious and a perfect dish to be served with rotis , in fact I can have a bowl of it and feel happy .

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  7. Sushma

    I like black eyes beans. Never made stir fry with it, will try soon.

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  8. Pavani

    That is such a simple and delicious stir fry with black eyed peas. I’m sure it must have taste great with roti or rice.

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  9. Nisha Ramesh

    Love balck beans and this is recipe sounds so good. I have bookmarked this and it will be a perfect accompaniment for rotis.

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  10. Lata Lala

    The bean sabzi looks delicious. This is such a simple and easy recipe to cook. Would love to try it soon.

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  11. cookingwithsapana

    I always make gravy curry with black eyed peas but this version sounds good too.

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  12. FoodTrails

    Loved the recipe, I never made it in stir-fry form, we like it in curry with some rice.Your version looks delicious!!

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  13. harini

    Wow! that is a perfect accompaniment for roti or even as a salad.

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  14. Suma Gandlur

    The stir fry is a delicious one and packed with nutrition.

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  15. gayathriraani

    The sabzi with black eyed peas looks fantastic. Delicious side for rotis.

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  16. sizzlingtastebuds

    that sabji is no nutritious, jayashree ! especially for growing up kids and elders too.. perfect with hot rotis..

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  17. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    Simple ,delicious and a healthy share. A go to dinner dish at times. yummy

    Reply
  18. Seema Doraiswamy Sriram

    This looks so easy to do. I will try this for sure as it cant get any simpler to make for dinner on a busy day

    Reply

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