Karamani sundal / Black eyed peas sundal with step by step pictures – a healthy, filling and protein packed dish. Black eyed peas sundal is a healthy and nutritious dish made with boiled black eyed peas sauteed with mustard seeds, Urad dal, fresh grated coconut, dry red chillies, asafodita and curry leaves.

An easy and delicious South Indian style recipe with basic ingredients. This sundal is usually served as a prasadam in temples and made as an offering to God in poojas. This also serves as a delicous and healthy tea time snacks.

Karamai aka black eyed peas in English and lobia in hindi is a very popular legumes which is used in entire South India to make sundal. There are many variations of this sundal. The basic recipe for the sundal is almost the same; only variation is the use of the legumes as the base of the recipe – apart from black eyed peas legumes like rajma, chickpea, peanuts, peas etc are used in making sundal.

Unlike other legumes; Black eyed peas doesn’t required much time for soaking and need not soak them overnight, soaking 3-4 hours is pretty good enough.
Do try this easy sundal recipe and let me also know your feedback in the comments below.

Lets head on to the recipe now!

Preparation time : 5 mins
Cooking time : 15 mins
Serves : 3

Ingredients :
1 cup Karamani / Black Eyed Peas
1 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Urad dal
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 Sprig Curry Leaves
1/8 tsp Asafodita / Hing
2-3 Dry Red Chillies broken
1 Green Chilly chopped ( optional)
1/4 cup Coconut grated (fresh)
1 tsp roasted cumin powder
Salt to taste
Water for cooking the karamani

Method :

Wash the black eyed peas and soak them for 3-4 hours.

Drain off the water and pressure cook it with less water for 3-4 whistles. Once pressure released, drain off the water and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the Urad dal, mustard seeds and let it crackle.

Add curry leaves, dry red chillies, green chilly, asafodita and saute for a min.

Add grated coconut and saute for a min.

Add the boiled black eyed peas, roasted cumin powder and mix well.

Saute for about 3-5 mins and take off the heat.

Karamani Sundal

Akum Raj Jamir
A healthy, filling and protein packed dish. Black eyed peas sundal is a healthy and nutritious dish made with boiled black eyed peas sauteed with mustard seeds, Urad dal, fresh grated coconut, dry red chillies, asafodita and curry leaves. Serve it as a prasadam or a healthy tea time snacks.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3

Equipment

  • pressure cooker
  • frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup karamani / black eyed peas
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • ½ teaspoin mustaard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • ⅛ teaspoon asafodita / hing
  • 2-3 nos dry red chillies broken
  • 1 nis green chilly chopped (optional)
  • ¼ cup fresh coconut grated
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • As required water for cooking the karamani

Instructions
 

  • Wash the black eyed peas and soak them for 3-4 hours.
  • Drain off the water and pressure cook it with less water for 3-4 whistles. Once pressure released, drain off the water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the Urad dal, mustard seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add curry leaves, dry red chillies, green chilly, asafodita and saute for a minute.
  • Add grated coconut and saute for a minute.
  • Add the boiled black eyed peas, roasted cumin powder and mix well.
  • Saute for about 3-5 mins and take off the heat.
Keyword black eyed pea poriyal, black eyed peas stir fry, karamani poriyal

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Happy cooking!

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Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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