January 27, 2015

Green Peas Masala

Green Peas Masala is a delicious side dish for chapathis and rotis. It also gives a very good combination to have with hot plain rice.Here is the recipe for the typical restaurant style green peas masala...

Ingredients for making Green Peas Masala:

Fresh Green peas 250 gms

Onions 4

Tomatoes 5

Garlic 7 heads

Ginger an inch size piece

Cloves and Cinnamon

Green chilli 1

Cumin seeds 1 tea spoon

Coriander seed powder 2 tea spoons

Red chilli powder 1 1/2 tea spoon

Garam masal powder 1/2 tea spoon

Cashews 5 to 7

Oil 1 tb spoon

Butter or Ghee 1 tb spoon

Kasuri Methi 3 tea spoons


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Method for making Green Peas Masala:

Step 1:









Heat a kadai with 1/2 tb spoon of oil. Fry the onions to golden brown. Add the ginger and garlic and fry for 2 minutes. Then add the tomato pieces and fry in medium flame till the tomatoes are cooked pulpy. After they get cooled add the cashews with them and grind to paste and keep aside. 








Step 2:

In a wok heat the remaining oil and butter. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon and cloves. After the cumin seeds get splutter add the capsicum pieces and green peas and keep stirring in medium flame. Now add all the powders given in the ingredients list with required salt. Stir well. By this time the peas would have cooked fifty percent.

Now add the paste and mix well. Close the wok with a lid and let the green peas get cooked fully in low flame for 7 minutes. Then add 2 cups of water and let it to boil well. Put the Kasuri methis leaves. The green peas masala is ready now.