12 September, 2017
Lobia Rassedar| Cow Peas Gravy| Black Eyed Peas Gravy
Lobia Rassedar is a delicious North Indian style gravy that goes well with rice and with chapatti. You can eat it with bread too! You can make the gravy as thick or as thin as you desire. Try it out for a Protein Rich healthy diet.
Lobia is known as cowpea and black-eyed peas and is an oval shaped bean with a black eye. Lobia can be used in soups and salads can be used in dal and vegetable preparations to enhance their nutritive value multi-fold. Cowpeas are not as popular as chickpea or kidney bean but are higher on nutrition.
Lobia is filled with B-complex vitamins, protein, zinc, calcium and iron.
The Health Benefits of black-eyed peas are assorted as it has cholesterol-lowering properties, diabetic friendly as well as promotes weight loss.Lobia is packed with antioxidant compounds which keep ageing and cancer at bay. Lobia also contains a significant amount of flavonoids that protect against cardiovascular problems. Additionally, it also eases problems associated with urination. Since these beans are rich in Iron, protein and folate they are good for pregnant women.
This month I will be featuring one more dish featuring Alsande so wait to see it.
I have adapted it from Sanjeev Kapoor’s Book Kitchen Secrets.