Kerala style Green peas curry with coconut

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3.4, 111 reviews

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Posted on 12, Apr 2016
Serving 5-6 people
Ready in 8H 40 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Dried Green peas - 1 cup
  • Onion, small sized - 1 Nos, finely sliced
  • Chopped Tomato - ¼ cup
  • Green chillies - 2 Nos, sliced
  • Turmeric powder - ⅛ Teaspoon
  • Garam Masala -½ Teaspoon
  • Coconut oil - 1 Tablespoon
  • Salt to taste

For Coconut Masala:

  • Grated coconut - ½ cup
  • Fennel Seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Shallots - 2 Nos

For Tempering:

  • Mustard Seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Shallots - 2 Nos, sliced
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Coconut Oil - 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Initial Preparation:

  1. Wash and soak the dried green peas for 6-8 hours. Then drain the water and keep the green peas.
  2. Coarsely grind together the ingredients listed under 'For Coconut Masala' without water. Set aside.

Curry Preparation:

  1. Heat 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil in a pressure cooker. Add in the sliced onion, green chillies and saute until the onion turns light brown in color.
  2. Then add in the chopped tomato and saute until the tomatoes are mashed well.
  3. Add in the turmeric powder, garam masala and fry for 1-2 minutes on low-medium heat.
  4. Now add in the soaked green peas and mix well.
  5. Pour enough water, salt and combine well. Pressure cook till the green peas are cooked well( 2-3 whistles, approx:).
  6. Once the pressure is settled down, open the cooker and add in the prepared coconut paste and combine well.
  7. Cook for another 5 minutes on medium heat. Remove from heat.
  8. Heat 1 Tablespoon coconut oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds.
  9. Add in the sliced shallots, curry leaves and fry till golden brown.
  10. Pour it over the green peas curry and mix well.
  11. Serve warm with palappam, idiyappam, chappathi etc.
3.4, 111 reviews

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