Black Eyed Peas Salad | Safed Chora Salad

You will need :-
  • 1 cup raw black eyed peas
  • 1 medium red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubed cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes ( I used cherry tomatoes )
  • 1 small fresh green chilli finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh coriander and mint
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp. dhana jeera powder ( cumin and coriander powder )
  • 1/4 tsp. Chaat Masala ( optional )
Method :-
Clean, wash and soak black eyed peas in water for 2-3 hours.
Cook soaked black eyed peas in salted water till well done, but not mashed.
Drain the water and leave peas aside and let it cool slightly.
Add all the other ingredients and toss well.
Serve on it's own or as side dish.


  1. very delicious and healthy....

  2. I love black eyed peas and I knew that in the South (US), these are considered good luck if eaten on New Years. I had no idea there was a similar tradition in India. Very cool and learned something new...


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