Dried green peas - 1 cup
Potato - 1, peeled and cubed (optional)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Onion - 1, chopped fine
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Tomato - 1 large, chopped
Garam masala - 1/2 to 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves chopped to garnish
1. Soak the dried green peas overnight or for 8 hrs. Cook it along with the cubed potatoes. The peas should be cooked well, but not mushy. A pressure cooker can be used, but make sure you dont overcook the peas.
2. In a pan, heat oil and add the cumin seeds. Add onions and fry till it starts turning brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute. Add chilly and corainder powders. Now add the chopped tomatoes. Saute till tomatoes turn mushy.Add the cooked peas and potatoes along with the water used for cooking.Add enough salt and combine well and add garam masala. Simmer for a few minutes.
3. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with roti/parotta/appam etc.
Kerala Kitchen - Feb 2012 hosted by Roshan, a series of event started by Ria and Rose
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