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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Green Peas Masala - How-to?

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Green Peas Masala
Prep time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes | Total time: 50 Minutes
Serve: 2 (Servings) | Calories per serving: 350 | Fat per serving: 12 g
Recipe Category: Curry | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Green Peas: 1/2 Cup
Oil: 3 tbsp
Mustard Seeds: 1/4 tbsp
Cumin Seeds: 1/4 tbsp
Green Chillies: 2
Onion: 1 (Big Size)
Tomato: 2 (Medium Size)
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1/2 tbsp
Salt: To taste
Turmeric Powder: 1 Pinch
Jeera Powder: 1/4 tbsp
Dhania Powder: 1/2 tbsp
Chili Powder : To Adjust
Garam Masala Powder: 1/4 tbsp

1. Heat the pan first then add oil. Allow it to boil and add mustard seeds. As soon as it sputters add cumin seeds and green chillies and stir for a minute.
Green Peas Masala Instructions
2. Add onions and fry the onions until translucent. Add Ginger Garlic paste and stir it until the raw smell goes off.
Green Peas Masala Instructions
3. Add Tomatoes, Salt and Turmeric Powder. Cook it until it turns mushy. Add Red Chilli Powder, Dhania Powder and Jeera Powder (for digestion)
Green Peas Masala Instructions
4. Mix it until it combines properly. Add Green Peas and stir it for a minute. Add two cups of water and cook it until Oil comes up.
Green Peas Masala Instructions
5. Add Garam Masala Powder just before you switch off the stove. Stir it well. It gives out a special aroma to the dish. Hope you could smell it now ♥ Garnish it with Coriander leaves :)
Green Peas Masala Instructions

Green Peas Masala

Serve it hot with a plate of Chapathi.

Green Peas Masala With Chapathi

#1: This goes well with Rice and Chapathi.
#2: Adding Jeera Powder helps in digestion.

Green Peas Masala, a Punjabi dish, is a perfect curry for Chapathi, Roti or Pulka. My Dad is a specialist in this and I am happy to do justice to it. Do try it out and you are welcome to post the pics here.

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Happy Cooking,
Vinayaka Vidhya


  1. It looks yum! the color came out so well :)
    I liked the mention of tips...

    Thanks Vidhu di for this wonderful recipe.


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