Thursday, December 24, 2015

Peas Kurma recipe | Pattani kurma

Peas- kurma
Green peas is in season now. I have given this kurma recipe for Aval vikatan supplement, which i did a year back. This peas kurma| peas korma| pattani kurma, goes well with poori, chapathi and even for biryani too. I have given this for the book as Mushroom peas kurma. But now i didn't add mushroom in this recipe. This peas kurma is a super hit at home. Right now i am in chennai on vacation . So please bear with delay in replying your mails. Check out my peas masala recipe and peas curry too.

Peas Kurma 

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 4

     Green Peas     1 cup
     Onion      1
     Garlic pods    
     Tomato  1
     Coconut     2 tblsp
     Cashew nuts    6
     Kal paasi    1
     Coriander powder   1/2 tsp
     Cumin powder    1/4 tsp
     Red chili powder   1/2 tsp
     Salt    to taste
     Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp
      Fennel  seeds    1/2 tsp
      Oil       3-4 tsp
      Bay leaf    1 optional 
     
      
         

Peas -kurma
Method:
  • Chop the onions and tomatoes finely. Peel the skin of garlic.
  • In a pan add oil and add the finely chopped onions and garlic pods. When the onions become translucent add the tomatoes. Cook till the tomatoes turn mushy.
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  • Add the red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.
  • Since i don't have fennel seeds i added the fennel powder too. If adding seeds you can add now.
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  • Allow this to cool completely. Grind this into a fine paste by adding coconut, kalpaasi and cashew nuts.
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  • In a pan add oil and throw in the bay leaf, if adding and add the ground masala.
  • Cook for 3 minutes in a low flame and add the green peas. I used the frozen one and so i didn't cook separately. If using fresh peas pressure cook this for 1-2 whistles.
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  • Add 1/2 cup of water or little more to reach the right consistency. Add salt, Let this boil for 5-7 minutes in a medium flame.
  • Switch off the flame till it reaches the right consistency.
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  • Peas kurma | pattani kurma is ready to serve. We enjoyed this with hot pooris. Perfect for rotis and pooris.
pattani kurma
Notes:
  1. After grinding everything you can , you can put in a cooker and add peas and pressure cook for 1-2 whistles.
  2. Adding kalpaasi is optional. But for kurma it is highly recommended. We call it stone flower in english.
  
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7 comments:

  1. Even best for rice I think
    ..lovely

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  2. Even best for rice I think
    ..lovely

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  4. My favorite, ur version looks delicious

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  5. Never heard of kurma with peas looks so yummy

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