Black eyed peas - 1/4cup
Garam masala powder-1/2teaspoon
Cilantro- to garnish
Half & Half milk/ cream - 2 tablespoons
Wash and soak the black eyed peas for 2 hours. Pressure cook the beans along with potato and bay leaf. Open the cooker, discard the bay leaf. Peel and cut the potato into big chunks and keep them aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onion-green chilly and fry till the onions become transparent. Then add the tomato and cook till it becomes mushy. Add in the chilly powder-turmeric powder-coriander powder, and sauté for a minute.
Now add the cooked beans and chopped potato chunks with enough salt, and the water used to cook the black eyed peas ( about a cup). Let it boil nicely, then add the sugar, half & half milk, reduce the heat to low. After a couple of minutes, add the garam masala powder, chopped cilantro and put off the flame.