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Special Nimona Recipe

Special Nimona is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups - fresh Green peas
  • 1 - Potato (cut into cubes)
  • 1 cup - Cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • 1 inch - Ginger
  • 8 Cloves - Garlic
  • 3 - Green chillies
  • 3 - Onions (ground into a paste)
  • 1 cup - Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • Oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Special Nimona:

    1. Coarsely grind peas in a grinder without water. Make sure that some of the peas are left whole. Keep the mixture aside.
    2. Make a paste of coriander leaves with a little water and keep aside.
    3. Make a paste of ginger, garlic, green chillies and keep aside.
    4. Deep fry potato, cauliflower and keep aside.
    5. In a small bowl, add all the dry masala powders, some water to make a smooth paste and keep aside.
    6. Heat oil in a kadai, put cumin seeds, bay leaves and add paste of ground peas.
    7. Fry this on low heat for 8-10 mins.
    8. When oil starts separating, add paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies, coriander leaves paste, onion paste, masala paste and salt. Mix well.
    9. Cook the mixture again for about 5 mins.
    10. Add some water (about half a cup).
    11. Once it starts boiling, simmer on a low flame for 5-8 mins.
    12. Adjust salt at this stage if required.
    13. Add fried potato, cauliflower and mix well. Let it simmer on low heat for another 2 mins.
    14. Take out in a serving bowl and serve with rice or chapatti.


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