We have lot lentils in market let’s intersduse  one by one. So let make black eye peas curry it is delicious and easy .


1 cup black eye peas

1 cup fresh baby spinach wash and finely chopped ( if you don’t want use that’s ok to)

1  1/2 tablespoon oil corn or canola ( or your choice)

5 curry leaves

2 green chili wash and cut ( optional or you can use only 1)

2 clove of garlic ( optional I  don’t use)

1 one inch of ginger wash and  shreds

1/8 teaspoon fenugreek seed

1/4 teaspoon ajwain seed

1 teaspoon cumin seed

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/2 red chili powder ( optional)

1 teaspoon  red Kashmiri  chili powder ( just for color)

2 tablespoon coriander leaves wash and chopped

1 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


1:Wash  black eye peas and soak them 3 or 4 hours,then  strain all water  out and  wash with clean water, and cook in pressure cooker  with 3 cup water and salt to taste. Let 4 whistle on  high flame,   add  enough water in  pressure cooker before you put  lentils pot in . ( if  you have instant pot you can cook in if you know how)

2: Let cool 10 minutes, then open pressure cooker, and wash the lentils with clean water.And  tempered them with oil.


1: Put pan on stove medium low heat ,add oil in let it  get hot  add fenugreek seed,ajwain seed,curry leaves,ginger ( if you are using garlic then garlic) green chili,let all cook few  seconds  keep and stir so won’t get burnt,then add pinch turmeric and red chili powder and add your lentils in mix all well.add  one cup water in salt to taste,cumin seed, turmeric powder, red Kashmiri chili powder lemon juice, and spinach, some coriander leaves  ( keep some for garnish) mix all well .

it will look like in this picture.

3: Now let cook 5 to 7 minutes or your consistency,if you need more water then  add  1/2 cup water in,taste for salt and lemon juice to your taste.

Serve hot with gluten free bread,Naan,rice quinoa or  gluten free flatbread. before  serve garnish with coriander leaves.

Note: Look our lentils are ready to eat.very healthy  good protein  and vegetable in one dish good meal.They are vegan,allergy friendly, gluten free, dairy free, nut free.




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