Dairy-Free

Black-Eyed Pea Dip

When everyone at a potluck party began eating this Indian snack like a dip, Gadia started serving it that way all the time. Try it with chips or fresh veggies.

When everyone at a potluck party began eating this Indian snack like a dip, Gadia started serving it that way all the time. Try it with chips or fresh veggies.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 16-oz. can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained, or 1 1/2 cups frozen black-eyed peas, thawed
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 2 tsp. lemon or lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. garam masala
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro

Preparation

Heat oil in skillet over medum-high heat. Add cumin, and cook 10 seconds. Stir in black-eyed peas, then add coriander, salt, turmeric, cayenne, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cover. Simmer 10 minutes, or until water has been absorbed. Stir in lemon juice and garam masala. Transfer to serving dish, and garnish with red onion and cilantro.