Punjabi Lobia Masala | How to make Punjabi Lobia Masala

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ByLubna Karim
Created on 19th Nov 2015
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  • By Lubna Karim
    Created on 19th Nov 2015

About Punjabi Lobia Masala

I make ‘Punjabi Lobia Masala’ mostly during winters as I feel this protein punch and spices filled dish helps to keep warm in winter.

Punjabi Lobia Masala is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Punjabi Lobia Masala by Lubna Karim is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Punjabi Lobia Masala is a dish which comes from Punjabi cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Punjabi Lobia Masala takes few minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Punjabi Lobia Masala make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Punjabi Lobia Masala will be the best option for you. The flavor of Punjabi Lobia Masala is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Punjabi Lobia Masala at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
Punjabi Lobia Masala

Ingredients to make Punjabi Lobia Masala

  • 1 cup lobia
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger juliennes
  • 1 green chilli slit length wise
  • ½ tbsp garam masala
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 inch piece Cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • ½ tbsp cumin powder
  • ½ cup milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream

How to make Punjabi Lobia Masala

  1. Wash and soak the lobia overnight or for at least 6-7 hours. Drain the water and set aside.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add oil, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. When the spices start to release the aroma, add cumin seeds. When these start to splutter, add ginger juliennes and fry for 30 seconds.
  3. Next add sliced onions and fry till translucent. Next add finely chopped tomatoes and green chilli. Fry till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy. Now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder and cumin powder
  4. Add the lobia and mix it well. Add 1 and ½ glass of water and salt. Pressure cook it 4-5 whistles. Turn off and let the steam escape, then take off the lid and check whether the lobia is cooked. (When pressed with fingers it should be soft)
  5. Pour in milk and add salt as per taste. Cook on a low flame for another minute by giving the mixture a gentle stir. Turn off the flame and add the fresh minced coriander on top.
  6. Serve hot with dollop of fresh cream and lemon wedges as an accomplishment with roti/phulka/naan.

Reviews for Punjabi Lobia Masala (3)

Ritu Bhargavaa year ago

Broti Bhattacharyaa year ago
What is lobia??

jai bedi2 years ago
very yummy dish!