Karamani Sundal / Black Eyes Peas Sundal

Karamani Sundal / Black Eyes Peas Sundal


  • 1 cup karamani/ black Eyed peas
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/8 tsp asafodita / hing
  • 2-3 dry red chilli broken
  • 1 green chilly chopped(optional)
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh coconut
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp salt or as per taste
  • 1 cup water for cooking the karamani


Wash the black eyed peas and soak them for 3-4 hours.

Drain off the water and pressure cook it with less water for 3-4 whistles. Once pressure released, drain off the water and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the Urad dal, mustard seeds and let it crackle.

Add curry leaves, dry red chillies, green chilly, asafodita and saute for a min.

Add grated coconut and saute for a min.

Add the boiled black eyed peas, roasted cumin powder and mix well.

Saute for about 3-5 mins and take off the heat.



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