Peas - 2 cups (If using the dried ones soak them overnight)
Onion (medium size) - 1/4 chopped
Coriander powder - 2 teaspoons
Cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
Chilli powder - 2 teaspoons
Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
Oil -2 tablespoons
Salt to taste
For the paste
Onion (medium size) - 1 chopped
Tomatoes - 2 large ones
Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons
Cloves - 3
Cinnamon - 1 inch
Garlic - 4 pods
Ginger - 1 inch
For the seasoning
Cumin seeds,curry leaves,mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon each
Add 1 spoon oil in a pan and saute all the ingredients one by one needed for the paste..Allow the mixture to cool and puree it in the mixie/blender.
In a pan heat the remaining oil and add the seasoning..When they start splutterring add the onion and saute until it turns translucent..Add the blended paste followed by coriander powder,cumin powder,turmeric powder and salt.
Add the peas along with 11/2 cups water and bring to a boil.
If using dried peas cook it seperately with 2 cups water and then add it.
Simmer for 5 minutes and garnish with coriander leaves..
Sending this off to Weekend Herb blogging hosted this week by Sweetnicks
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Arundati - Kuwaiti tea
Lakshmi - Sour Cream Cake
Dhivya - Bhindi jaipuri
Bhags - Tomato Shorba
Siri - Baked Cauliflower with marinara sauce
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