Red Chowri are considered to be an important food legume in India, rest of Asia and even Africa. They are also called or referred to as zipper cream peas or Southern peas. In South India Red Chowri are used to make side dishes and broths and are generally cooked with coconut milk, tomatoes, diced onions and spices.
Soak beans in cold water for a minimum of 8 hours or overnight. Rinse the beans thoroughly and place in a pan of unsalted water. Bring the water to a boil and continue to boil rapidly for a minimum of 40 minutes.