Dry Curry with O & GGreen peas curry recipe – dry version

Green peas curry recipe – dry version

   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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