Dried Green Peas Masala (Curry)

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Total Time:
60 mins
Serves:
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Dried Green Peas – 11/2 cup (320 grams)
  • Soaked drained weight – approx 650 grams
  • Potatoes – 3 nos (approx 300 grams)
  • Red Onion – 1 (approx 100 grams)
  • Tomato – 1 (approx 100 grams)
  • Ginger – Garlic Paste – 3 tbsp
  • Green Chillies – 5 nos
  • Coconut Cuts – 50 grams
  • Cashew Nut Paste – from 10 nos
  • Coriander Powder – 11/4 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Water – 1250 ml
  • Coriander Leaves – ½ bunch
  • Oil – 2 tbsp

How to Make Dried Green Peas Masala (Curry)

  • Soak green peas in water overnight.
  • Finely chop tomato and onion, store separately.
  • Wash and chop coriander leaves.
  • Wash and cut coconut into small bits.
  • Cut potatoes into cubes with skin on.
  • Pressure cook soaked drained peas and diced potatoes in water till 1 whistle and now reduce the flame to medium and simmer for 40 mins. Do not add salt at this stage.
  • To heated, Oil [1 tbsp] in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, allow to splutter.
  • Add onion and salt to taste, sauté on medium flame for 5 mins.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for another 10 mins.
  • To this add coriander and turmeric powder sauté for 3-4 mins, be careful not to burn it, or else it could turn bitter.
  • Transfer to a grinder and make a smooth paste with some stock from the cooked peas.
  • In the same pan add 1 tbsp oil, and stir in the coconut chips till light golden brown on medium flame.
  • Add the ground paste, cashew nut paste and stir in for about 5 mins.
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes and cooked peas. Mix well. Bring to boil. Cook for 10 – 12 minutes till all is blended in well.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with brown rice and a drizzle of home-made ghee.

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