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Nimona - Green Peas Curry Recipe

Nimona - Green Peas Curry is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - Green peas , boiled
  • 2 - Potatoes, cubed small
  • 2 tbsp - Mustard oil
  • 2 - Tomatoes, chopped
  • 2-3 - Green chillies, chopped small
  • A small piece of ginger, sliced
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp -Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • Cilantro for garnishing
  • How to Make Nimona - Green Peas Curry:

    1. Take 1.5 cups of boiled green peas and blend without water for a pulse or two and keep aside.
    2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry cubed potatoes for 3-4 minutes till they get light brown and crisp and keep aside.
    3. Now, heat oil in the same pan and splutter cumin seeds.
    4. Add asafoetida and after 10 seconds add rest of the spices along with ginger pieces and fry for a minute.
    5. Add tomatoes and cook covered till tender.
    6. Pour in the blended peas and the remaining half a cup of whole peas together in the tomato paste and cook covered for few minutes, stirring in between.
    7. Add water according to your preference and keep stirring for 2 minutes.
    8. Add fried potatoes and turn off the heat.
    9. Garnish with cilantro and garam masala.
    10. Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi


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