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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Green Peas kurma




Green Peas Kurma is a coconut based gravy which is served as a side dish for JeeraRice, Ghee Rice, Roti's, Naan, Kulcha, Chapathi, rice etc. This is a South Indian type gravy which is very easy to prepare. Green Peas Kurma can also be prepared in North Indian type by adding Garam Masala and various spice powders instead of coconut.

Preparation Time : 10 min
Cooking Time       : 20 min
Soak Time             : 8 Hours
Serves                   : 4

Ingredients ::

English Name For Ingredients
Hindi Names For Ingredients
Quantity
Green Peas
मटर
2 Cups
Tomato
टमाटर
1 Big Size
Onion
प्याज
1 Big Size
Oil
तेल
2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds
सरसों के बीज
1 tbsp
Curry Leaves
करी पत्ते
Few
Salt
नमक
To taste
For the Masala ::
Grated Coconut
किसा हुआ नारियल
3/4 Cup
Coriander Leaves
हरा धनिया
1/2 Cup
Green Chilli
हरी मिर्च
5
Salt
नमक
To taste



Preparation ::








  1. Soak green peas for atleast 8 hours and pressure cook it taking one whistle. If you are using fresh and frozen peas then skip this procedure.
  2. In a blender add all the ingredients mentioned under "for the masala" and grind to a fine paste adding water.
  3. Heat a kadai in a medium flame and drizzle oil. When enough heat is received add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  4. Also add sliced onions and fry till golden. Add finely chopped tomato and saute in between till they are mushy.
  5. If this mixture gets too dry add few spoon of water and saute.
  6. Mix grounded paste and salt to the mixture in the kadai and keep stirring. Let it cook for few minutes.
  7. Add pre-boiled green peas and mix well. Add one cup of water and close the lid.
  8. Cook until green peas are well combined with masala and serve hot with roti's , chapathi or rice items.