Our Today’s Curry …. Is
Lobia Palak Masala/Black-Eyed Bean& Spinach!
A very easy ,very nutritious, full of protein ,Full of iron and super yummy!
Totally lips smacking & finger licking!
It’s very easy to make curry , which you can make in pressure cooker!
This curry goes perfect with Roti , paratha or any type of bread or even Steamed rice or Zeera Rice.
Full of protein ( lobia – Good source of protein)
Full of iron ( spinach- Good source of iron)
1 cup Lobia ( black eyed beans )
1 bunch Fresh Spinach ( palak )
1 midsize boiled & mashed potato
1 large onion finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
2-3 chopped green chillies
3 large tomatoes chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp Red chilly powder as per your spice tolerance ( Kashmiri lal )
1/2 tbsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp kitchen King masala
2-3 pinch Garam masala
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Salt as per taste
Wash & Soak Lobia in enough water overnight or 4-5 hours .
After soaking , rinse again & add enough water in pressure cooker but not too much ,add lobia with some salt & give it 3-4 whistle.
When pressure released , drain lobia & save water ( we will add same water in our gravy )
Take one bunch of spinach,Steam removed , washed & chopped!
⚫️ Heat oil in pressure cooker & as its heated , add cumin seeds & let them crackle .
⚫️Add ginger garlic paste & sauté for some seconds until raw smell goes off.
⚫️Now, Add finely chopped onions & chopped green chillies & sauté until onions becomes translucent .
⚫️Add turmeric powder & mix well .
⚫️Now , Add chopped tomatoes & some salt.
⚫️sauté until tomatoes gets mushy & oil start to leave the sides of the cooker.
⚫️Now,Add red chilly powder , coriander powder & kitchen King masala .
⚫️sauté for some seconds & add half cup of saved water and sauté again for 5 minutes ( we will use same water ,which we used while boiling )
⚫️Now , Add boiled Lobia & mashed potatoes & sauté for 2 minutes.
⚫️Now, Add chopped spinach & mix well.
⚫️Now , Add two cups of saved water or as per your choice of consistency & mix well.
⚫️Now , taste seasoning; add if necessary.
⚫️Cover the lid of the pressure cooker , on low to mid flame , give it 2-3 whistle . When pressure released , open cooker check consistency, if you want little thick consistently, turn on heat on medium & cook uncovered for 3-4 minutes.
⚫️Now , at last turn off heat . add some garam masala & fresh chopped coriander leaves .
Now it’s ready to serve. Serve hot with Roti or Rice .
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