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Green peas curry recipe – dry version

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GREEN PEAS CURRY
   Few days ago when i saw the Fresh green peas in the nearby Indian Grocery store, i picked up a small packet and though we always frozen peas nothing can equal the taste of this fresh green peas. I wanted to make this  green peas curry which my mom’s friend makes for us when we were kids. This is a wonderful combo for Garlic Rasam and hot rice.
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INGREDIENTS:

GREEN PEAS 1/2 CUP
SHALLOTS 10 NO
COCONUT 3 TBLSP
CUMIN SEEDS 1/4 TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
RED CHILLY 2 NO
GARLIC 2 NO
OIL 1 TSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/2 TSP
TURMERIC POWDER A PINCH

green peas curry

METHOD:

  • Take out the peas from the shell.
  • Take out the skin of shallots and chop them finely.
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  • Add water in a wide vessel and add the green peas . Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt to this and cook till the peas gets cooked. This will take approximately 10 minutes.
  • Drain the water, once it is cooked and keep it aside.
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  • In a pan add oil and throw in the mustard seeds. When it splutters add the chopped shallots.

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  • Grind the coconut, red chilly, cumin seed, and garlic into a fine paste adding very little water.

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  • When the onions turn golden brown add in the cooked green peas and the ground masala.

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  • Mix it nicely and cook for 2 minutes to  get the masala infused into the peas and check for salt.
  • Garnish with curry leaves.

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  • This can be served even with rotis too.

green peas curry
Note:

  1. Cumin seeds can be replaced with fennel seeds to enhance more flavor.
  2. 2-3 shallots can be added while grinding the masala.

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24 comments

Reshmi Mahesh August 10, 2012 - 1:29 am

Delicious green peas recipe…Looks perfect to go as side for rice..

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Prathibha August 10, 2012 - 2:08 am

Never made green peas in this way,though we make combinations like carrot-peas and all.looks nice

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Veena Theagarajan August 10, 2012 - 2:37 am

Looks so delicious.. I love the look if it so inviting…It will go well with bread sandwich also..

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APARNARAJESHKUMAR August 10, 2012 - 3:12 am

its very easy one and healthy too 🙂 i always do this mine is slightly spicy version

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RAKS KITCHEN August 10, 2012 - 3:13 am

Nice curry recipe, sounds delicious! 🙂

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Sathya Sankar August 10, 2012 - 3:31 am

Looks yum, wonderful recipe!

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Sangeetha Nambi August 10, 2012 - 4:31 am

For sure Delicious one… Love it…
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Follow foodie August 10, 2012 - 4:37 am Reply
Hamaree Rasoi August 10, 2012 - 6:05 am

I too make this with with peas only 🙂 love this side dish…..

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Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj August 10, 2012 - 7:48 am

yummy i too make like this…
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Ramya August 10, 2012 - 10:20 am

That in a such an interesting recipe:-)Never tried a dry version yet..WIll def give this a shot:-)

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Shama Nagarajan August 10, 2012 - 10:41 am

delicious dear…inviting you to join in Fast food- Noodles event

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PT August 10, 2012 - 11:04 am

i always like the dry version of green peas.. like it 🙂

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Laavanya August 10, 2012 - 1:57 pm

What a delicious curry…. i've never tried green peas like this.

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sowmya's creative saga August 10, 2012 - 2:21 pm

looks yumm..I make something a bit similar to this one..but add some chopped carrots too..

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Hema August 10, 2012 - 6:01 pm

Very yummy, even I do this..

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Kavitha August 10, 2012 - 6:26 pm

never tried this dry version…looks delicious…

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Akila August 10, 2012 - 7:29 pm Reply
Vardhini August 11, 2012 - 4:55 am

Inviting curry. Perfect with rotis.

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Arik H-k August 11, 2012 - 6:32 pm

What does NO stand for — in measurements?

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admin August 12, 2012 - 1:08 am

That is the short form if number:)

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Arik H-k February 6, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Thank you.

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Sharmilee! :) August 13, 2012 - 2:44 am

Yummy looking curry, beautiful clicks!

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