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Healthy Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas Curry

Delicious and healthy Instant pot Black Eyed Peas Curry , spices and tomatoes. Flavorful yet simple recipe goes well with bowl of rice or any flat bread.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Instant pot pressure time20 mins
Total Time39 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: #curry, Instant pot Black eyed Peas Curry
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 161kcal


  • ½ cup dried Black Eyed Peas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika Kashmiri chili powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper optional if you want heat add this
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 2 to mato chopped
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cup Water
  • Cilantro leaves for garnishing.


  • First heat oil by switching on sauté function. Then add olive oil, 1cup chopped onion.
  • When you add the onion add salt to speed up the process. To this add ginger- garlic paste and cook for minute. Then add spices, cumin, coriander powder, turmeric powder, sweet paprika, Cayenne if using. Mix well again then add tomato and mix again. To this add washed black-eyed peas and add 1 ½ cup water. Pressure cook for about 14 minutes. Once pressure is released add garam masala and cilantro leaves and enjoy.



You can use this base recipe for all the beans, use chickpeas, northern beans, cannellini beans, black beans, pinto beans, and fava beans.


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 778mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 539IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 4mg
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