1/2 cup cooked black eyed peas
1 medium onion chopped
1 juicy(vine ripe) tomato chopped
1 chilli chopped into half lengthwise
2 pods garlic chopped(add more if you like garlic)
fresh curry leaves
coriander leaves for garnish
2 tsp sambar powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup tamarind extract water-adjust sourness to the heat from chilli (depends on how hot the sambar powder and chilli powder is)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
salt as per taste
Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard and cumin seeds when it splutters add curry leaves and then add onions,green chilli and salt.When onions turn translucent add the tomatoes and cooked black eyed peas.
Add the sambar powder,chilli powder,turmeric powder and tamarind extract water.Cover and let cook till the raw smell goes away.Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy with rice or roti or dosa goes very well.