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Sunday, December 20, 2009


Karamai / White Black eyed Beans with potato Gravy

I usually prepare Sundal using this beans.

Tried out as a side dish for chapathi and it tasted great.

For this Gravy you need

1 1/2 cups of Karamani / White Black eyed beans
2 onions
2 boiled potatoes
3 tomatoes
1 tsp. of ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp. of chilli powder
1 tsp. of garam masala powder
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
Salt to taste

For Seasoning

1 tsp. of aniseed
Few Nos. of cinnamon and cloves
2 -3 bay leaves
2 cardamoms
2 - 3 tsp. of oil


Soak the beans overnight or for  6 hrs.

In a cooker, cook the beans with a pinch of salt. Allow it for 3 - 4 whistles.

Heat oil in a pan, Add all the seasoning ingredients.

Add chopped onions and saute them well. when the onions turn translucent, add the ginger- garlic paste.

Then add the chopped tomatoes and saute them well. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt .Stir them well on medium flame until the raw flavor extracts from it.

Now add the white black eyed beans and potatoes.with a glass of water and bring it to boil.
Allow it to boil for about 10 - 15 mins.

Finally garnish it with coriander leaves.

Whitle black eyed beans with potato gravy is ready to serve.......

Serve it hot with Chapathi's.........

I am Sending this entry to the MLLA event conducted by Srivalli , originated in Susane's blog


AshKuku said...

How come it is raining black eyed peas at bloggywood????? But I love this pulse.....I love it more when it is prepared by my Dodamma.....


Rekha shoban said...

Healthy recipe

Ms.Chitchat said...

I love black eyed beans sabji with garam garam rotis. This goes well with rice too. A regular treat at home. Your recipe and pic is good.


Priya said...

Both karamani and potatoes works out wonder na..lovely and very tempting dish..

Deepa G Joshi said...

I love this recipe. good with rice or rotis..

Tina said...

Never prepared this before..Looks yummyyyyy...

lata raja said...

Perfect colour, texture and masala. Loved it.

suvaiyaana suvai said...

healthy karamani!!

Padhu said...

Love it very much.

Aruna Manikandan said...

Thank u very much for such lovely comments

Sowjanya said...

Blackeyed peas and potato subji? I should try that sometime..I usually make the chole with potato..and it quite boring to eat the same chole..

Thanks for your comments about thiratupal. I am posing recipes now at and I have moved from the wordpress blog you saw. Checkout the new one when you are free. Happy Holidays! said...

I prepare this dish often but with aslight variation.Your dish looks delicious.

Vrinda said...

Nice curry with black eyed peas

Viki's Kitchen said...

Gravy looks so delicious and healthy. Want to have a scoop:)
Wish you and family a
Prosperous New year filled with joy and happiness by the grace of God.

Divya Vikram said...

Looks delicious. Perfect with some hot rice!

Jaleela said...

yummy karamani, potato kaRi.

i use to make suNdal, karamani puLi kuzampu.

Pavithra said...

Thats awesome healthy dish..lOoks so yummy.

Anupama said...

This must be a yummy dish as I love both kaaramani and potato :-).

Srivalli said...

Thanks for the entry!

themustardseed said...

I love black eyed beans..never tried it with potatoes though. Looks delicious!