Chavli chi usal / Black eyed beans curry

Serving for - 2 Ingredients Chavli / Black eyed peas - 1 cup (Soak overnight or at least for 4 hours) Onion - 1 (finely ch...

Serving for - 2


Chavli / Black eyed peas - 1 cup (Soak overnight or at least for 4 hours)
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Small tomato - 1 (finely chopped)
Cloves of garlic - 2-3 (minced)
Curry leaves - 5-6
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Goda Masala - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Grated jaggery - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Cilantro for garnishing


  • Add soaked chavli, 2 cups of water and salt to taste in a pressure cooker. Cook until 2 whistles.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them crackle. Add chopped onion and saute till onion becomes translucent. Add minced garlic and saute for few seconds.  Add tomato and saute till it gets mashed up onion. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and goda masala (If goda masala is not available, roast dry grated coconut little bit and add in to curry along with 1/2 tsp garam masala). Saute till oil starts to separate from spices.
  • Now add cooked chavli / black eyed beans. Cook for 5-6 minutes. Finally add chopped cilantro and jaggery. Serve hot with roti or plain rice.


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  1. I love black eyed beans...when I was a little girl my father used to steam and just fry it with pepper and I used to think he was the greatest chef in the world. Never had it any other way, will try it out. Thanks for sharing the recipe :-)

  2. Nice superb nutritious filled diet!! Love to have with chapati’s !!

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  3. my fav. beans.....your curry luks so creamy n delicious...

  4. we do this a diff way, such a great dish for rotis!

  5. Looks delicious, adding goda masala should add more flavor rt..

  6. Black Eyed Beans Curry luks temptingly delicious. Yummy clicks.

  7. just mouthwatering...excellent presentation..:)
    Tasty Appetite

  8. Yummy side dish for chapathis dear...

  9. yumm yumm yummy !!!

    i love this sidedish .. we call it roungi in hindi !

  10. looks super yummy & inviting..;)



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