American Lobia Curry/ Chawli Curry
Lobia seeds are soaked and cooked in onion and tomato base gravy. This is an easy & quick dish.
  • CourseMain Dish, Sabzi & Curry
  • CuisineAmerican, Indian
  • KeywordEasy Less than 30 minutes Recipe, Indian Curry
Servings Prep Time
4Servings 10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20Minutes 4hours
Servings Prep Time
4Servings 10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20Minutes 4hours
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak beans for 4 – 6 hrs or over night. then remove from water and keep aside for further process.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let it crackcle.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste or chopped ginger & garlic, chopped green chillies. Saute for a minute.
  4. Add chopped onion and saute till translucent.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till they are soft and mushy.
  6. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder,turmeric powder. Stir well. Add 1/4 cup water if required to avoid burning of spices.
  7. Add soaked beans and mix well. Season with salt & pepper. Cook on medium flame for 3 – 5 minutes.
  8. Add water 1 – 1.5 cup water depending on consistency required.
  9. Close lid of cooker and pressure cook for 5 – 6 whistles. Turn off gas and wait for the lid to open.
  10. Once lid opens, with help of spatula or spoon press beans slightly so as to give it a little creamy structure.
  11. Another way is take out 2 large spoon full of beans from cooker and grind it to a coarse puree and add that back to rest curry. This will thicken the curry gravy.
  12. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
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