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Lobhia ki Phali

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Lobhia ki Phali
  • Recipe Servings: 4
  • Cook Time:
  • Black eyed beans cooked in scrumptious gravy.


  • 500 gm greens of black-eyed beans
  • 2 Tbsp clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1/4 cup yoghurt
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  1. Chop the beans.
  2. Heat the clarified butter and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  3. When the seeds splutter, add the ginger and sauté till a light brown.
  4. Add the yoghurt a little at a time, stirring vigorously till blended.
  5. After all the yoghurt has been added, stir-fry till the fat separates.
  6. Add the coriander powder, turmeric, garam masala, salt and chilli powder.
  7. Mix well and add the greens. Stir-fry over high heat till a little glossy.
  8. Lower the heat, cover and cook till tender, stirring a few times to avoid scorching. Takes about 15 minutes.
  9. Serve hot, garnished with chopped coriander leaves.