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Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi

Soft cooked cowpeas or lobia with paneer and some fresh vegetables – topped with chili flakes and mixed herbs in Black Eyed Peas or Lobia Salad, is one of the easiest protein-rich salad you can make for busy mornings. While dieting if you need a fulfilling breakfast then this recipe is apt for you.

My salad love these days helps me explore lots of varieties and I’m glad this one turned out super tasty. If interested leave below your comments and I shall try and share more such ones in the future. This can be given to babies post 8 months without salt and less spice. Just cooked Cowpeas or Lobia with a drizzle of pepper can be a great finger food option too.

Benefits of Black Eyed Peas / Cowpeas:

  1. Great source of soluble fiber – Key nutrient for digestive health.
  2. Protein Rich food – Muscle building properties
  3. Helps reducing cholesterol, decreasing blood sugar levels, and increasing healthy gut bacteria.
  4. Rich in micronutrients such as folate, copper, and thiamine.
  5. Heart-Healthy Food too.

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Black Eyed Peas or Lobia Salad | Cowpeas Recipes

Black Eyed Peas or Lobia Salad | Cowpeas Recipes

Soft cooked cowpeas or lobia with paneer and some fresh vegetables – topped with chilli flakes and mixed herbs in Black Eyed Peas or Lobia Salad, is one of the easiest protein rich salad you can make for busy mornings.

Author:Kavitha Prashanth
Recipe Type: Salad, Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine:Indian

Ingredients

  1. Black Eyed Peas – 1 cup cooked
  2. Paneer - 100 gms
  3. Cucumber – ½ chopped
  4. Capsicum – ½ chopped
  5. Onion – 1 sliced
  6. Coriander – little
  7. Ginger Garlic Paste – ½ tsp
  8. Chilli Flakes – 2 tsp
  9. Mixed Herbs – 2 tsp
  10. Chilli Powder – optional
  11. Lemon – ½
  12. Olive Oil – 2 tbsp
  13. Salt – As needed

Method

  1. Wash the Lobia or Black Eyed Peas thoroughly and soak it for about 2 – 3 hours. Rinse, wash, and add some salt and water to pressure cook it.
  2. Pressure cook the Cowpeas for 2- 3 whistles and filter the excess water if any, transfer this to a bowl. If you do not want it too soft, cook it only for 1 whistle post soaking.
  3. Take a pan, add some ghee, and toss the paneer and keep it aside. Paneer is a tasty addition to any salad. Tossing it in ghee adds to the taste but you can skip it too.
  4. Take a wide bowl. Add cooked black-eyed peas followed by chopped cucumber.
  5. Add chopped capsicum, onion, and ½ tsp of ginger garlic paste.
  6. To this add Mixed Herbs, Chilli Flakes, and Chilli powder. If you are making for kids you can skip or customize these as per taste. Add a little amount of salt now too.
  7. Dress the salad with olive oil. Add tossed paneer, chopped coriander leaves too.
  8. To this mixture for the tangy taste squeeze half a lemon and mix it well.
  9. Lobia Salad / Cowpeas / Black Eyed Peas is ready to be served. This can be served as a morning breakfast or a snack for toddlers.

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Black Eyed Peas or Lobia Salad | Cowpeas Recipes

Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi

Method of making Black Eyed Peas Salad

  1. Wash the Lobia or Black Eyed Peas thoroughly and soak it for about 2 – 3 hours. Rinse, wash, and add some salt and water to pressure cook it.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  2. Pressure cook the Cowpeas for 2- 3 whistles and filter the excess water if any, transfer this to a bowl. If you do not want it too soft, cook it only for 1 whistle post soaking.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  3. Take a pan, add some ghee, and toss the paneer and keep it aside. Paneer is a tasty addition to any salad. Tossing it in ghee adds to the taste but you can skip it too.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  4. Take a wide bowl. Add cooked black-eyed peas followed by chopped cucumber.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  5. Add chopped capsicum, onion, and ½ tsp of ginger garlic paste.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  6. To this add Mixed Herbs, Chilli Flakes, and Chilli powder. If you are making for kids you can skip or customize these as per taste. Add a little amount of salt now too.
  7. Dress the salad with olive oil. Add tossed paneer, chopped coriander leaves too.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  8. To this mixture for the tangy taste squeeze half a lemon and mix it well.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi
  9. Lobia Salad / Cowpeas / Black Eyed Peas is ready to be served. This can be served as a morning breakfast or a snack for toddlers.
    Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi

Black Eyed Peas or Lobia Salad | Cowpeas Recipes

Cow Peas Salad Lobia Salad Black Eyed Peas Salad Breakfast recipes Diet recipe Protein Rich Food Busy Morning Food moms breakfast alasande kalu karamani kayi

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