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Peas masala
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Peas masala recipe

Green peas masala with fresh green peas, pairs well with roti, naan, and pulaos
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Green peas
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Tomato
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 Green chili
  • 2 Tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 + 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Kasoori methi
  • 10 Cashew nuts
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp Curd
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • ¾ cup Water

Instructions

  • Soak 10 cashew nuts in ¼ cup warm milk. Preferably use full cream milk.
  • Puree 3 ripe tomatoes and keep aside.
  • In a pressure cooker, add 2 tbsp oil.
  • Add chopped onions.
  • Saute till they become translucent.
  • Add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste to the this now.
  • Saute till raw smell goes off.
  • Add in the tomato puree to this.
  • Mix well.
  • Add 2 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp cumin powder,1 tsp coriander powder,1 tsp garam masala and 1 tbsp curd.
  • Mix well and add salt.
  • Add 1.5 cups fresh green peas.
  • Add ¾ cup water to this and mix well.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • If using frozen peas cook for one whistle or simply cover and cook.
  • Open the cooker and add the cashew milk paste.
  • Add crushed kasoori methi.
  • Add ½ tsp garam masala and mix well.
  • Boil for a minute.
  • Switch off the flame
  • Green Peas masala ready.

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Notes

1 Instead of cashew paste, you can add ¼ cup of fresh cream
2. If using frozen green peas, give one whistle in the pressure cooker.
3. Peas masala goes well with Jeera rice, roti,poori and naan.