Green peas curry is a flavorful accompaniment for Roti or Kulchas. This green peas curry has a strong indian spice flavor and has a spicy kick to go along with rotis. I have given the spiciness both with red chilli powder and green chilli. Ginger adds an extra hot flavor to the green pas curry
Lots of variations are available to the green peas curry. This green pas curry recipe uses very simple spices available at home. If you prefer, add sautéed fine chopped onions and fine chopped tomatoes to the green peas curry. I made the green peas curry simple as i wanted a No onion-No Garlic version.
How to cook Green peas curry recipe
Green Peas curry recipe is our favorite accompaniment for Appam (Pancake made with fermented batter). This curry is a quick and easy side dish for breakfast / dinner. Serve with Roti / Appam
Green peas curry provides a rich amount of protein you need for the whole day. The taste goes way similar to a Spicy non vegetarian curry except for the texture and the chunkiness
For the Green Peas Curry:
1 cup Dry Green Peas
½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
½ teaspoon Garam Masala
½ teaspoon Cumin Powder
1 Green Chilli
¼ inch Ginger
½ teaspoon Salt
For the Temper:
1 tablespoon Oil
½ teaspoon Mustard
1 Dry Red Chilli
5 Curry Leaves
½ Cup Cilantro
How to cook Dry Green Peas:
Wash and rinse peas in water for 4 -5 minutes.
Soak Peas in water and leave it overnight.
Pressure cook peas in 4 cups of water.
Spices for the Green Spices Curry:
Fine chop Green chilli and Ginger
Add red chilli powder, salt, ginger, green chilli, garam masala, cumin powder to the cooked peas and combine well
Heat oil in a large flat Skillet.
Turn to low heat and add mustard and let it splutter.
Split Dry Red chilli into two and drop them in the skillet along with curry leaves
Add cooked peas to the pan and let it cook for 5 to 6 minutes in medium heat
Add water if necessary to form a semi solid gravy
Serve Green Peas curry in a bowl along with Roti
Garnish Green Peas curry with Cilantro