Easy Black-Eyed Peas With Eggplant Curry

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a southern Indian recipe, slightly adapted from "Cooking at Home with Pedatha."

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel the eggplant and dice. Put the eggplant into a medium-size saucepan with the water and turmeric. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until the eggplant is very tender. Drain and mash. Set aside.
  2. In a different medium-sized saucepan put the oil, urad dal, mustard seeds and dried red chilies. Heat over high heat until the mustard seeds are popping and the urad dal is light brown.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low and stir in the curry leaves, ginger paste and hing.
  4. Add the mashed eggplant, the black eyed peas, the green serrano chilies and salt. Simmer the mixturefor 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Garnish with the cilantro.

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