Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Black Eyed Peas Curry - Instant Pot

This curry is such a breeze to make it in the IP. Also this curry can be made with zero oil, suitable for weight watchers and is healthy too.

Category - EntreƩ

Serves 6 to 8

Black eyed peas (Dry) - 2 cups
Salt to taste 
Dry methi leaves (Kasuri Methi) - 1tsp (Optional)
Butter - A dollop (Optional)

Grind the following to a paste using a blender - 
Onion - 1 (Peel n roughly chopped)
Tomato - 2 Large 
Red chilli powder - 1/2 to 1tsp (Adjust accordingly)
Turmeric Powder - 1/4tsp
Dhaniya Powder - 1tsp
Jeera Powder - 1/2tsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Garlic - 4 Pods

Place the rinsed beans to the IP Liner and pour water two inches above it. Close the lid n set it to Manual High 10 minutes, Sealing position and follow to hit the timer option, put the timer to 1 hour. 


Once its cooked, open the lid. Transfer the excess water to a bowl, save this for later. 
Next add in the paste (Masala). Hit the steam mode, High pressure n Normal should be the reading!
Add salt to taste and allow it to cook for ten to fifteen minutes (Consistency should build by then). Adjust the consistency by using the saved stock. 

Lastly add Dry methi n butter.  Switch off the IP and close the lid for couple of minutes. 

Ready to serve with Rice, Roti, Dosa.......