Peas Curry

This Peas Curry  is a traditional  Side Dish recipe of North India.  This recipe is very popularly prepared  in most households  of  Uttarpradesh.  This  Peas curry is known as Mutter Ka Nimona  in Uttar Pradesh. Peas curry tastes very different and yummy with out using even onion and garlic. This Curry very easy to prepare and tastes awesome  with fresh green peas.

This Uttarpradesh style Peas Curry is excellent dinner recipe to serve with naan , roti or steamed rice or jeera  rice. This Peas Curry tastes very unique so try this recipe with out fail  and enjoy the taste of fresh peas.

Preparation time  – 10 minutes

Cooking time   –  15 minutes

Total time  –  25 minutes

Serves  –  3 to 4 people

Ingredients :-

  • 1 1/4  cup  fresh green peas  blanched
  • 1 medium size potato boiled and mashed
  • 1 tomato  coarsely crushed
  • 1 tbsp ginger chopped
  • 4 to 5 green chilly
  • 1/2  cup coriander leaves
  • 1 1/2  tbsp   desiccated  coconut
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4  tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Pinch of asafetide
  • 1 1/2  tbsp  coriander powder
  • 1/2  tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4  tsp  pepper powder
  • 1/2  tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2  tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Water
Peas Curry prepared using fresh green peas served garnished with a dash of desiccated coconut .
Peas Curry

Method:-

Coarse crush 1/2  cup of fresh green peas   and keep  aside.

Blanch the remaining  peas  in water adding little sugar and little salt.

Crush coriander leaves , ginger and green chilly to paste with out water.

Coarse crush the tomato to paste  and  set aside.

Heat the ghee and oil in a pan  and add in fenugreek seeds  and cumin seeds and allow to splutter.

Now add in asafetida and peas paste and roast nicely on low flame till raw smell disappears for a minute or so.

Then put in tomato paste and stir in till tomato becomes soft.

Add in green paste and saut√©  very well until nice aroma comes.

At this stage add all the dry masala powders and give a quick stir adding 2 tbsp water , roast nicely.

Add in blanched green peas and give a nice mix.

Then add the mashed potato and salt and cook the curry nicely adding sufficient hot water as per your consistency.

Combine the desiccated coconut and allow the curry to boil nicely.

Lastly add in little garam masala powder and lemon juice and give a nice mix , switch off the stove.

Serve this  Hot  Peas Curry garnished with Desiccated Coconut  with roti or rice.

Peas Curry

Tips :-

  • Avoid using dry peas.
  • No necessary to blanch the peas if you are using frozen peas.
  • You may include garlic if you want.
  • May serve this curry with poori¬† also.
  • Can use fine chopped tomato instead of tomato paste.

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