Sunday, June 24, 2012

Black-Eyed Pea Sundal/Black-Eyed Peas Dry Saute -Revisited

For the Final Week of BM#17, i have chosen the theme : Picture Make-over. Learning is a Continuous Process. Though it has been 3 years since i have started blogging, i m yet to master the art of Photography, recipe writing and few more commas to add!!!! So, When Srivalli announced Picture Make-over as a theme for this marathon, i immediately decided i will take this up for a week, May be i can even do a month-long marathon on Picture-Makeover and it might as well end up as a Blog Make-over!!!!!! 
So For today i have chosen to Revisit One of My First Recipes, i posted when i started this blog : Black-Eyed Bean Sundal/Dry Saute.
My Old Picture
Ingredients
1 Cup Black-Eyed Peas/Lobia
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Turmeric
Fresh Coriander leaves for garnishing

Roast n Grind
1/2 tbsp Coriander seeds/Dhania
1/2 tbsp Chana Dal/Gram Dal
4-5 nos Red Chilies, i have used round variety
1/2 tbsp Dessicated Coconut Powder

Tempering
1 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Chana Dal/Gram Dal
1/4 tsp Urad Dal/Split Black Gram Dal
2 nos Red Chilies, split
2 Sprigs of Curry leaves
hing a pinch
Method
  • Soak Black-eyed pea/Lobia Overnight or 8 hours in water.
  • Pressure cook the Black-eyed Peas/Lobia with salt and turmeric for 3-4 whistles or until soft. Drain the excess water and keep the peas ready.
  • Dry Roast the ingredients given under 'Roast n Grind' and grind it to a powder in a Mixer.
  • Heat oil given under 'Tempering', in a non-stick pan. Splutter mustard seeds, add red chilies, curry leaves, hing and the both the dal.
  • When the Dal turns brown, reduce the flame and add the cooked Black-eyed peas, add the ground powder and mix well.
  • Let it Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add Coriander leaves, Mix well and Take it off the stove.
  • Serve Hot with Evening Coffee or Tea. I even have it as a accompaniment for my Lunch.
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26 comments:

  1. yummy and my favourite sundal too.

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  2. Hi Priya ,

    black eyed sundal looks spicy!!!

    Neat presentation Priya :)

    Keep on ..

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  3. this looks so tasty - I would even have it cold a s asalad

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  4. That looks tasty in both pictures... especially after having read the recipe, but i would suggest using a ceramic plate or bowl instead of a plastic container for the makeover photo.

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  5. superb makeover Priya, loved the recipe as well as the new pic too :) lovely presentation..


    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Event : Healthy Diet - Sandwiches

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  6. such a simple comforting recipe..looks grt!

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  7. thats a great difference, your new pics looks lovely n inviting...
    Spicy Treats

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  8. healthy and protein packed guilt free snack...

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  9. Looks so good..agree the new one looks so much better!

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  10. Love this sundal. Definitely the new pictures look awesome. No offense to the old one, but the new one is eye-catching.

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  11. Nice sundal. The picture looks great...

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  12. Nice presentation and sundal looks inviting.

    Vardhini
    Event: Kid's Delight

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  13. looks delicious!!
    http://www.nathivg.blogspot.in/

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  14. Wow wat a lovely new picture,its rocks Priya.

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  15. New click is definitely great.Love the sundal as well.

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  16. beautiful new picture. looks very healthy and yummmy

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  17. Loved sundal snack with Cup of Tea :) So nice pics!!Liked the last two pics a lot.

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  18. what a nice and healthy treat!

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  19. Sundal Pramadham! So nutritious and yummy!

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Thanks a Lot for taking your time out and Visiting my Kitchen!!!!! Your Valuable Comments keep me going!!! Feel free to ask your doubts , i will definitely try reply you back. Good Day!!!

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