Lobhiya/ Black Eyed Beans Sundal - Satvik, Oil- Free!

Prep Time
4 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
2 servings

Just like the Kabuli chana Sundal,Kabuli chana navaratri sundal satvik oil-free Lobhiya can be turned into a delectable dish. Another Navratri specific dish in South India.

The combination of legumes with spices and the sweetness of coconut is really something od a gastronomic thrill.


· Lobhiya: ½ cup

· Green chilli: 1 chopped

· Hing: ¼ tsp

· Mustard: ¼ tsp

· Urad dal: 1 tsp

· Curry leaves: 1 sprig

· Fresh coconut: ¼ cup(grated)


· Soak Lobhiya in water for at least 4 hours. Cook until soft but not mushy.

· Heat a pan and add urad dal and roast until its light brown add to it mustard seeds and curry leaves.

· Once the mustard sputters add chopped green chilli, cooked lobiya, salt and hing and stir well and cook for a few minutes.

· Add grated coconut.

Wellcure Tip:

· Add lime juice or grated raw mango to alter the taste.

Eating guide:

  • Food group: Legumes and coconut

  • Lobiya/ Black eyed beansare your legume category. This is whole foods and a great addition for much-needed protein and fiber.

  • Coconut is a plant-based source of fats and consuming naturally available fats is the best way to consume them.

  • Can be served with a meal or as an evening snack.

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