Black-Eyed Peas With Mushrooms

Recipe by Chef #371250
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins




  • Place black-eyed peas and water into a covered pot and bring to a boil.
  • Let simmer for two minutes and then remove from flame and let steep for one hour (30 minutes if using frozen peas).
  • Let cumin seeds and cinnamon stick sizzle for a few seconds in heated oil.
  • Add onions and garlic and fry until the onions turn translucent and brown at the edges.
  • Add mushrooms and cook until they begin to soften.
  • Add tomatoes, coriander, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne pepper.
  • Stir and cook for one minute.
  • Cover, and let simmer for ten minutes.
  • Remove cooked sauce from flame.
  • Return peas to a boil and let simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Mix the sauce with the peas while adding the salt. Add cilantro and black pepper if desired.
  • Let simmer, uncovered, on low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove cinnamon stick & serve.