Green Peas Masala with coconut

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • onion - 1 cup, chopped
  • grated coconut - 2 tbsp
  • green chillies 6
  • ginger 3 cm
  • garlic 10-12 flakes
  • coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • poppy seeds - 2 tsp
  • almonds or cashew nuts - 1 tbsp
  • cardamoms 3
  • oil or Ghee - 3 tbsp
  • shelled green peas - 3 cup
  • tomato puree - 1/2 cup
  • thick coconut milk - 1 cup
  • salt to taste
  • coriander leaves - 2 tbsp

How to Make Green Peas Masala with coconut

  • Grind 1/2 onion with grated coconut, green chillies, ginger and garlic to smooth paste.
  • Powder coriander, cumin, poppy seeds, almonds or cashew nuts and cardamoms together.
  • Mix this powder with the ground paste.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a kadai and fry the remaining onion till dark brown.
  • Add the prepared masala and fry well.
  • Add the green peas and about 3 cups of water.
  • Cover and simmer till the peas are cooked.
  • Add salt, tomato puree and simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the coconut milk.
  • Just as it begins to boil, remove from fire and mix in the coriander leaves.

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