Prepare time: 20 min
Cook:  30 min
Ready in:  50 min

lobia masala curry | black eyed peas | लोबिया मसाला | LOBIA RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE LOBIA RECIPE

Lobia masala curry is a popular dish in Punjabi cuisine . Masala is mainly made of paste of onion , tangy tomato , and some spices . This made Lobia masala curry full of flavours . This is healthy and nutritious too . This recipe is easy to cook and very fast . Can be one pot recipe if made in pressure cooker . So goes well for tiffin /lunch boxes . Kids and adult love to eat this lobia masala curry . This goes perfect with rice or roti/chapati  .

Enjoy your cooking !!


    • 1 Bowl Black Eye Peas (Lobia)
    • 1 Onion
    • 1 Small Tomato
    • 2-3 Garlic (Lasun)
    • 1/2 inch Ginger (Adrak)
    • 1 Tsp Salt
    • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
    • 5 Tsp Oil
    • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seed(Jeera)
    • 1/2 Tsp Kasturi methi
    • 1-2 Tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
    • 2-3 Tsp Coconut (grated)
    • 1 small stick Cinnamon
    • 3 Green chilli
    • A pinch of Hing
    • Coriander Leaves



1   Soak 1 bowl of black eye peas (Lobia) at least for 1 Hour . Add some salt and boil it in the pressure cooker for 3 whistles .

In a small pan, take 2 tsp oil and roast garlic , ginger , 1/2 onion (roughly chopped) , grated coconut and cinnamon stick for 2-3 mins . Then grind it to make a smooth paste.

3 Now Heat 3 Tsp of oil in the pan at medium flame . Add cumin seed .pop it. now add a pinch of hing , 1/2 finely chopped onion , green chilli , tomato and cook for 3-4 mins .Add smooth onion coconut paste and roast for 3 mins . Now add salt ,turmeric powder , kashmiri red chilli powder and kasturi methi . Cook for 1 min . Add boiled lobia and mix all the ingredients properly . Now add the remaining water of boiled lobia to make a curry  . Add water if require to adjust the consistency . Make the curry boil and simmer at medium flame for 2 mins .

4 Lobia masala / Black eye masala curry is ready . Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice, roti or chapati .


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