Green peas curry...tasty for chapattis, paratas

Thu, Jan 01, 1970, 12:00 AM
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Curry made with green peas is one of the tasty curries. This side dish for meals, chapattis, paratas or puris can be made easily at home. The method is as follows:

This curry is usually prepared in North India. It is a curry made with fresh green peas. Ingredients necessary for making this curry are: Half a cup of green peas, big onion, 10 pieces of kaju, green chillies, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, hing, salt. It can be made very easily. It can be packed and carried in the lunch box.

Take the green peas in a bowl and wash them thoroughly with water, twice. Drain, add some lukewarm water and keep them aside.

representational imageCut the onion in to big pieces. Put them in the mixer jar. Add four green chillies (number depending on the taste), kaju and two spoons of water and grind it in to a paste. The paste should be smooth but not watery. Heat a kadai. Add some oil. Add half-a-teaspoon of jeera and fry them until they crackle. Reduce the flame completely.

Add the onion paste to the kadai. Leave it for one or two minutes. Add ginger garlic paste and let it boil. Mix it well with a spoon. Once it is brown, add chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and hing and mix properly. After a minute add the soaked green peas and some water. Leave it on low flame for a few minutes. Even as the water is boiling, add chopped kothmir. Add lime juice and switch off the stove. Green peas curry is ready. You can use this curry as a side dish with puri, parata, chappati, any breakfast item or meals.

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