Green Peas Curry
from Asha Kumar - Detroit, Michigan,
This consists of a great combination of potatoes and fresh green
peas in a spicy sauce.
It can be prepared in about 30 minutes, once the ingredients are
This curry goes very well with spiced cauliflower palau.
Both of them can be prepared for a formal lunch for 4-6 people.
Cook the diced potatoes and green peas until they are tender.
- 3 large red potatoes - washed, diced into 1 inch cubes
- 2 medium-sized onions - diced
- 1 medium-sized tomato - diced
- 3 tblsp vegetable oil
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 green chillies - minced
- small piece of ginger
- ½ tsp garam masala powder
- ½ tsp cumin powder
- ½ tsp black pepper
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- 10-12 cut, cleaned cilantro leaves
In a blender, add the diced tomato, salt, chillies, ginger,
garam masala, cumin powder, pepper and mix well.
Keep a heavy skillet on heat, add 3 tblsp vegetable oil.
When the oil becomes hot, add mustard seeds.
Keep a lid handy, since the mustard seeds will sputter.
Then add the blended mixture and fry for 2 minutes.
Now, put the cooked potatoes and peas and mix well.
Let the curry cook for 6 - 7 minutes, until it becomes a little
Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve hot with rice or rotis.