Lobia Recipe | Lobia Curry | Black Eyed Peas Curry

Lobia Recipe | Lobia Curry | Black Eyed Peas Curry

How to make Lobia Curry

(Lobia RecipeLobia Curry) Lobia, also known as black-eyed peas or cowpeas, is a popular legume in Indian and Pakistani cuisine. It is a great source of protein and fiber, making it a healthy addition to any meal. Lobia can be used to make a variety of dishes, including curries, salads, soups, and even desserts. In this article, we will share a delicious and easy-to-make lobia recipe that you can try at home.

Lobia Curry Recipe:


  • 1 cup black-eyed peas (Lobia), soaked overnight
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


How to make Lobia Recipe

  1. Drain the soaked black-eyed peas and rinse them well. Pressure cook them with 3 cups of water and a little salt until they are tender. Keep them aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they start to splutter, add chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
  3. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, and slit green chillies. Cook for a few seconds until the raw smell goes away.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt to taste. Mix well and cook until the tomatoes become soft and mushy.
  5. Add the cooked black-eyed peas along with the water it was cooked in. Mix well and bring it to a boil.
  6. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until the gravy thickens and the Lobia is coated well with the masala.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

This lobia curry is a perfect balance of protein, fiber, and flavour. You can adjust the spice level according to your taste preferences. You can also add vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, or spinach to make it more nutritious. Enjoy this delicious lobia curry with your family and friends!

Your delicious Lobia dish is ready to be enjoyed!

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