Green Peas Usal

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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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  • oil - 1 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • asafoetida - 1/4tsp
  • onion - 1/2 cup, chopped
  • green chillies 2-3, chopped
  • ginger - 1 tsp, minced
  • shelled green peas - 2 cup
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • sugar - 1 tsp
  • grated coconut - 2 tbsp
  • lime juice - 2 tsp
  • coriander leaves -1 tbsp, chopped

How to Make Green Peas Usal

  • Heat oil in a Kadai. Add mustard. When it begins to splutter, add asafoetida and onion.
  • Fry till onion is light brown.
  • Add green chillies and ginger. Fry for few seconds.
  • Add green peas, turmeric powder and 1/2 cup water.
  • Cover and cook on low flame till green peas are cooked.
  • Add salt, sugar and cook for few more minutes.
  • By this time the peas mixture must be almost dry.
  • If there is excess moisture, increase the flame and cook, stir till it is dry.
  • Switch off the flame and sprinkle the peas with lime juice, grated coconut and coriander leaves.
  • Mix well and serve hot.