Recipe: Fresh Lobia Curry

fresh-lobia-curry

Here I am writing very simple spicy curry of fresh lobia beans which you can eat with chapatti or rice.

Ingredients:

-250 gm fresh lobia

– Potato 2 medium size

-1 Red tomato big size

– Bay leaves1-2

– Cumin Seed half tea spoon

– Onion 1 medium size

– Green chili 2~3   

Garlic cloves 4~5

– Ginger 1 inch

– Finely sliced onion 2~3 spoon

– Coriander powder 1 spoon

Turmeric  powder 1/2 tea spoon

– Garam masala 1 or 1/2 tea spoon

– Cumin seed powder 1/2 tea spoon

– Mustard oil 3-4 spoon (depend upon your cooking)

– Salt to taste

-Green coriander leaves for garnishing

Method:

– Wash fresh lobia and cut in small pieces1/2 inch .

– Peel potato, cut in small pieces and wash them.

– Make paste of onion, garlic, ginger and green chili.

– Make paste of tomato.

– Heat oil in a deep pan.

– Now crackle cumin seeds and bay leaves.

– Add sliced onion and fry then till turned brown.

– Now add paste of onion, garlic, ginger and green chili and fry this masala paste until it turns brown.

– Now add all spices except garam masala and fry this paste until oil gets separated.

– Now add tomato paste, salt to taste and cook till again oil gets separated from this curry masala.

– Add fresh lobia beans and potato, mix them well and cook it for 2-3 minutes by putting lid on pan.

– Add 2 cup water to it and cook till potato get soft.

– Now add 1/2 tea spoon garam masala powder and cook for another 3 minutes.

– Fresh lobia curry is ready for serve, but garnish it with chopped coriander leaves before serving.

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