Green Peas Kurma

Green Peas Kurma

Green peas kurma is the most popular accompaniment for many breakfast dishes like puttu, chapati, poori, porotta etc. Whenever I see frozen peas in supermarkets I buy and the first dish I prepare with it is peas kurma. All members of my family like it and it is easy to prepare. This tasty side dish is good for breakfast and dinner. It is mildly spiced frozen peas cooked in a smoothly ground mixture coconut, tomato and onions topped with whole spices fried in ghee. The method of preparation of this yummy green peas kurma with step by step images are presented here

First soak cashews in water for 10 minutes

Roughly chop onions and tomatoes separately

Heat oil in a pan

Splutter fennel seeds/saunf

Add roughly chopped onions into the pan and sauté for a minute

Add ginger garlic paste and sauté till raw smell goes

Add in turmeric powder, chilly powder and coriander powder

Mix well and add roughly chopped tomatoes

Add salt and sauté

Grind to paste grated coconut, onion tomato masala and soaked cashews

Heat ghee in a pan and splutter whole spices

Add the frozen peas and sauté for a minute

Add the ground paste to the peas

Add a cup of water and let it boil till the peas gets cooked

Green peas kurma is ready now

Green peas kurma

This tasty side dish for breakfast or dinner is mildly spiced frozen peas kurma cooked in a smooth ground mixture coconut, tomato and onions topped with whole spices fried in ghee.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 200 grams frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 big onion
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilly powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 10 nos cashews (soak in water for 10 minutes)
  • ¼ cup grated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 3 pods cardamom
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 piece cinnamon
  • 3 cloves

Instructions
 

  • Soak cashews in water for 10 minutes
  • Roughly chop onions and tomatoes separately
  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Splutter fennel seeds/saunf
  • Add roughly chopped onions into the pan and sauté for a minute
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté till raw smell goes
  • Add in turmeric powder, chilly powder and coriander powder
  • Mix well
  • Add roughly chopped tomatoes
  • Add salt and sauté
  • Grind to paste grated coconut, onion tomato masala and soaked cashews
  • Heat ghee in a pan and splutter the whole spices
  • Add the frozen peas and sauté for a minute
  • Add the ground paste to the peas
  • Add a cup of water and let it boil till the peas gets cooked
  • Green peas kurma is ready now
Keyword frozen peas, green peas, Kurma, side dish