Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food Recipe

Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food RecipeToday I am going to share a very tasty and delicious Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food Recipe with you.

It is famous on the highway roadside of Dhabas.

Now it is a unique recipe also available in restaurants and many famous hotels. Black eyes pea curry is also popular in India and Pakistan.

It is a vegan recipe and easy to add to your diet routine schedule. It also helps with weight loss and is full of your stomach.

Black Lobia is a very alarming taste. Today I am making Lobia masala or Lobia curry recipe. Let us start with the recipe:

How To Make Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food Recipe With Step-By-Step Instructions

Black-eyed peas curry or Lobia ka Salan is a Pakistani vegan recipe made with Lobia / black-eyed peas in an onion-tomato gravy base with garlic and aromatic spices. It can be made in a regular pot or in a pressure cooker / Instant Pot.

They are very versatile and can be used in a variety of recipes, including soups, curries, stews, and salads. Black-eyed peas are highly nutritious and associated with many health benefits. To name a few, they are high in protein and fiber, good for weight loss, improve digestive health, and promote heart health.

Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food Recipe


  • Cooking Oil (1/2 cup)
  • Cumin Seeds (1 tsp)
  • Cinnamon Stick (2 pieces)
  • Green Cardamon ( 2 pieces)
  • Cloves ( 4 to 5 pieces)
  • Nutmeg ( small piece)
  • Onion (2 medium-sizes), chopped
  • Ginger & Garlic Paste (2 tsp)
  • Tomato Paste ( 3 medium-sizes), grind the tomatoes and make paste form
  • Coriander Powder (1 tbsp)
  • Salt to taste or (1/2 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Red Chili Powder (1 tbsp)
  • Dried Fenugreek Leaves (1 tsp)
  • White Lobia (Black-eyed peas) 2 cups
  • Green Chilies (4 to 5 chilies ), chopped
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves (2 tbsp)
  • Water as required

Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food Recipe


  1. Firstly, take 2 cups of Lobia(black-eyed peas) in a bowl and add water
  2. Then soak the Lobia overnight in the water
  3. Now boil the Lobia and make it soft and tender too
  4. Drain water and Set aside the Lobia (black-eyed peas)
  5. Secondly, take a pot or wok add 1/2 cup of cooking oil, and heat it
  6. Add cumin seeds, cloves, nutmeg, green cardamon, and cinnamon sticks, and saute for a few minutes
  7. After a minute, add chopped onion and ginger& garlic paste and mix well
  8. Cook until the onion changes color to a light golden brown color
  9. Then add tomato paste and spices (salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and fenugreek leaves) and mix the all ingredients
  10. Cook until the oil separated from the Masala
  11. Now add boil Lobia (black-eyed peas), and mix it
  12. Add 1 cup of water and bring to boil it
  13. Cover and cook for 5 to 8 minutes on the medium flame of the stove
  14. If you wanna gravy in this recipe so don’t oil separate and dissolve complete water from the curry
  15. At the end, add chopped green chilies and coriander leaves
  16. Delicious and Tasty Dhaba style Lobia Curry is ready to eat
  17. Serves with salad and chapattis, roti, naan, or cumin rice with raita

Dhaba Style Lobia Masala Pakistani Food Recipe

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