This is my first time, I made the Black Eyes with lot of herbs and hot peppers. It turned out good and very aromatic.

Ingredients:
Black Eyes - 2cup (half-cooked)
Tomato Puree - 1/2 cup
Ginger Paste - 2tbsp
Garam masala - 1 tbsp
Red chilly paste - 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
Pepper Powder- 1tsp
Tamarind Paste - 1tbsp

Herbs:
Thyme- 1/2 tsp
Mint- 5 leaves
Basil- 4 Leaves 0r 1/4 tsp dry leaves
Oregano- 1/4 tsp
Dry fenugreek Leaves- 1/4 tsp

Preparation:
Add the half cooked Beans, 2 cups water in a pan and cook in medium for 5 mins.
Take a handful of beans separately and grind to fine paste. Keep aside.
Mix the Tomato puree, Ginger paste, garam masala, chilly paste, and pepper powder, bean paste in to the boiling beans. Allow it to cook for 15 mins.
Add all the herbs in to the bean mixture and let it cook in low heat for 5 mins or till the Beans get cooked completely.
Add salt and tamarind paste.
Remove from heat.
Serve it with Roti or Rice.

Comments (68)

On July 8, 2009 at 3:12 PM , Padma said...

Looks too good Ann ... so creamy and nice click ... nice addition of all those herbs to make it more flavorful and healthier :)

 
On July 8, 2009 at 3:33 PM , finsmom said...

What a mouth watering photo!

 
On July 8, 2009 at 3:33 PM , A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Hey one more Satvik recipe. Good one. Looks lovely.

 
On July 8, 2009 at 4:31 PM , Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Looks awesome...

 
On July 8, 2009 at 4:49 PM , Pooja said...

Wow looks so creamy n yummy Ann!

 
On July 8, 2009 at 5:28 PM , Gera @ SweetsFoods said...

Ann love the creamy texture and the fragrance that all the herbs add to the recipe, really appealing!

Cheers,

Gera

 
On July 8, 2009 at 5:50 PM , Priya said...

Delicious and droolworthy protein packed curry!

 
On July 8, 2009 at 7:10 PM , Aysha said...

Wow Ann..the dish looks so tempting..its so creamy n yummy...excellent click dear...

 
On July 8, 2009 at 7:26 PM , iRaw said...

Another delicious looking dish!!

 
On July 8, 2009 at 7:50 PM , Chow and Chatter said...

this looks wonderful will have some with roti please ! like the look of the blog Rebecca

 
On July 8, 2009 at 9:49 PM , Gita said...

Nice and easy dsh Ann...love ur satvik recipes...they all look delicious :)

 
On July 8, 2009 at 10:11 PM , Yasmeen said...

Bowlful of goodness perfect with roti :)

 
On July 8, 2009 at 10:18 PM , SriLekha said...

wow! looks too good!

 
On July 8, 2009 at 11:15 PM , Ann said...

Looks rich and spicy..Adding all those herbs would have made it divine i bet !!

 
On July 9, 2009 at 12:57 AM , Sarah Naveen said...

Hey Ann
Thanks a lot for stopping by Vazhayila...
You have got a treasure here!!!
Pictures are too good!!! It has done a brilliant job ,showing the taste...
Keep rocking!!!

 
On July 9, 2009 at 2:17 AM , Suparna said...

hi Ann,
Simple yet full of health...the black eyed peas looks so well done in a creamy spicy curry!!
TC

 
On July 9, 2009 at 2:48 AM , lata raja said...

I can have a bowl of that without anything to go with.Looks just right for the rainy day here.

 
On July 9, 2009 at 2:52 AM , Parita said...

Fantastic Ann, loved the addition of herbs, it would taste delicious!

 
On July 9, 2009 at 5:25 AM , Hari Chandana said...

Looks soo nice Ann.. healthy too..

 
On July 9, 2009 at 7:41 AM , Varunavi said...

Looks great and nice click.I use black eyes very often but i add tamarind to the curry :)

 
On July 9, 2009 at 7:51 AM , Vibaas said...

that looks very creamy and delicious.

 
On July 9, 2009 at 8:58 AM , Shri said...

It looks so delicious!!

 
On July 9, 2009 at 9:07 AM , Claudia said...

This is scrumptious - bookmarking it. I love the flavors and will collect the ingredients. Gorgeous photo!

 
On July 9, 2009 at 9:20 AM , Rowena... said...

Ahhh...that's what you meant by black eyes. For a moment there...(my imagination, you know).

 
On July 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM , sree said...

Never cooked with black eyed beans before ....curry looks so delicious and creamy.

 
On July 9, 2009 at 10:04 AM , foodcreate said...

Healthy ! I love Curry on my dish tasty with lots of fiber ~

Thanks for sharing your recipe:)


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On July 9, 2009 at 10:06 AM , Muneeba said...

I've been meaning to try black eyed beans, and looks like this is the recipe to experiment with! thks :)

 
On July 9, 2009 at 10:07 AM , Priti said...

This is gud Ann....diff from normal method..thanks for sharing

 
On July 9, 2009 at 10:35 AM , Pinky said...

yumm.........curry looks delicious...

 
On July 9, 2009 at 10:57 AM , Vani said...

Looks yummy, Ann!

 
On July 9, 2009 at 11:57 AM , Pavithra said...

looks so yummy and really mouthwatering .... healthy dish yah...bookmarked it

 
On July 9, 2009 at 6:04 PM , Pocky said...

I had your blog opened on my work computer today. My co-workers saw my monitor and asked when I was going to make some Black Eye Peas in Spicy Curry and bring it in for them. Haha! I guess I'll be trying your recipe out soon. :)

 
On July 9, 2009 at 6:10 PM , Laavanya said...

That does look spicy & delicious... must give this a shot.

 
On July 9, 2009 at 10:06 PM , chakhlere said...

Hey Ann, this looks so yummy and creamy!!
I just love this curry too much.

 
On July 10, 2009 at 10:48 AM , gastroanthropologist said...

I love spicy and more ways to use black eyed peas. I think I'm going to try and make this alongside the dosa from your previous post. I've been trying to get my husband to cut back on meat - he loves spicy curries with beans so this a recipe I'll definitely be trying!

 
On July 10, 2009 at 12:27 PM , Sweta said...

Have always loved black eyed peas-I love the texture and the feel in the mouth!

 
On July 10, 2009 at 1:43 PM , lissie said...

wow, the curry looks so thick and creamy...a bowl full of goodness!!
you have a very good space!
thanks for dropping by my blog!

 
On July 10, 2009 at 3:13 PM , Viki's Kitchen said...

This is a great way to cook black eye beans in a curry form. Want to try it soon for chapathi. Thanks for the wonderful recipe.

 
On July 11, 2009 at 11:02 AM , n33ma said...

wow adding those herbs takes this curry to a new level.

 
On July 11, 2009 at 12:57 PM , Aysha said...

Yes dear..you can go ahead n post the lovely blog award...

 
On July 11, 2009 at 2:09 PM , zerrin said...

I love beans in any version. This is totallyu new to me, I generally boil it with meat. Adding herbs is a perfect idea, I'm sure they add more flavor to these black eyes. I must give it a try. Thanks for this appealing recipe!

 
On July 12, 2009 at 12:18 AM , Anushruti said...

That looks like an awesome recipe!

 
On July 12, 2009 at 7:14 PM , Lisa said...

Gorgeous! It looks so creamy. Thanks for this fine idea for black-eyed peas.

 
On July 12, 2009 at 8:33 PM , burpandslurp said...

This is awesome! I've been looking for ways to use my black-eyed peas, and I ADORE spicy curry! YES, thank you!

 
On July 12, 2009 at 8:39 PM , RAKS KITCHEN said...

The gravy part is awesome,with all those herbs,sure its going to be a flavorful spicy curry Ann!

 
On July 13, 2009 at 12:08 PM , ARUNA said...

tht's a healthy dish Ann!!! Pic is mouth-watering! It looks creamy n i'm sure tasty!!!

 
On July 13, 2009 at 5:20 PM , Ramya said...

Yet another healthy sidedish for chapathi..Its gonna be a regular in our home..Thanx Ann

 
On July 14, 2009 at 1:45 PM , foodcreate said...

Looks Fabulously Delicious!

Thanks for the wonderful Recipe:)


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On July 14, 2009 at 8:10 PM , Karine said...

Great choice of herbs! Your recipe looks yummy!

 
On July 15, 2009 at 12:26 AM , veggie belly said...

How unique - youve combined masalas with Italian herbs!

 
On July 15, 2009 at 1:19 AM , My Experiments with Cooking said...

I haven't made black eyed peas before. But I am not sure how many of those herbs I get in India. Anyway I guess I can follow with rest of the things. Right? First time here.Glad I came across your blog :)

 
On July 15, 2009 at 7:12 PM , Sophie said...

I recently tried black eyed peas and loved them! They are so healthy, this sounds so flavorful. Yummy :).

 
On July 16, 2009 at 2:33 AM , Navita (Gupta) Hakim said...

Ann this is new...bell peppers with black eyed peas...hmm... ")

 
On July 16, 2009 at 4:55 AM , Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow looks drool worthy.....love the addition of spices....

 
On July 16, 2009 at 5:44 AM , Suma Rajesh said...

i too make the same way but niver added herbs...will try ur version soon..

 
On July 16, 2009 at 10:00 AM , EC said...

I was planning to soak them today to make something as gravy but ended up not soaking them and making a kofta curry...this dish looks so tempting

 
On July 16, 2009 at 5:26 PM , Chef Jeena said...

This looks really good Ann! Your sauces also look so thick and tasty in colour. :-)

 
On July 16, 2009 at 8:06 PM , Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Awesome curry Ann.

 
On July 16, 2009 at 8:46 PM , Erica said...

Wow!I love all those flavors.

 
On July 16, 2009 at 10:50 PM , Chow and Chatter said...

By the way I changed my site address to https://chowandchatter.blogspot.com
To match the name ! Love Rebecca

 
On July 20, 2009 at 7:46 AM , NoMeatAthlete said...

Looks wonderful! I love that none of the ingredients is "curry powder," you started with some garam masala and made your own!

 
On July 20, 2009 at 10:55 AM , Doloncookbook said...

Hey ann that's a great recipe ... looks so delicious ... & the picture looks great dear ..

 
On July 21, 2009 at 12:16 AM , Chitra said...

Looks so goooddd...Creamy !!

 
On July 21, 2009 at 7:51 AM , faisal said...
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On July 21, 2009 at 6:51 PM , Reeni♥ said...

I've never had black-eyed peas! I'd love to try this!

 
On July 22, 2009 at 1:39 AM , Ria said...

That looks soo slurrppy!! :) First time here! Good job Ann!

 
On July 22, 2009 at 1:41 AM , vidhas said...

Sounds yummy and mouthwatering recipe.

 
On November 3, 2009 at 2:44 PM , Sangeetha Subhash said...

Looks mouthwatering and awesome curry!!i have black eyes in my fridge for quite some times..Sure will try ur curry and let u know..:)