Friday, December 6, 2013

GREEN PEAS MASALA

GREEN PEAS MASALA

This recipe is easy to make and is tasty. It goes well with rotis/paranthas or even as a side dish with rice. The combination of green peas, tomatoes and onions along with the spices gives this dish a nice aroma and flavour.

Ingredients:
  • Green Peas, cooked, 2 cups
  • Onions, chopped, 2
  • Tomatoes, 2
  • Oil, 2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds, 1 tsp
  • Ginger, 1/2 inch piece, finely chopped
  • Red Chilli Powder, 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder, 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder, 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala, 1/2 tsp
  • Dried Mango Powder (Amchur), 1/2 tsp
  • Salt, to taste
  • Coriander leaves, 1 tbsp
Method:
Wash the tomatoes and put them in boiling water for 3-4 minutes
Once they are cool, peel them and blend them to make a smooth puree. Keep aside
In a kadhai, heat the oil and once it is hot add the cumin seeds. When they sizzle and change colour, add the chopped onions and saute till they are light brown
Add the finely chopped ginger and saute for about 2 minutes
Next, add the tomato puree, chilli powder, coriander powder, and cumin powder, garam masala powder, and the dried mango powder
Mix well, add the cooked green peas and salt, a little water and cook for 5-6 minutes on medium heat
Lastly, garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves
Serve hot