August 2, 2012

Green Peas Curry with coconut milk -Kerala Recipe

whole Green Peas -1 cup
Onions(chopped) - 1
A Few curry leaves
Mustard seeds- 1 tspn
Dried Red chillies- 2 nos(broken into two)
Ginger -2' inch piece (finely chopped)
Garlic -   4-5 cloves ( crushed)
Turmeric powder -½ tspn
Chilli powder - 1tspn
Coriander powder - 1tspn
Garam Masala powder - 1 tspn (optional) 
Coconut milk - 1 cup
A few Coriander leaves
Extra Virgin Olive Oil- 2 tblspn
Water as required
Salt to taste
1.Soak the whole green peas over night.Cook the green peas in a pressure cooker with salt.keep it aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan.
3.Add mustard seeds and let it crackle.
4.Add the chopped ginger ,crushed garlic,dried red chillies ,curry leaves and stir it.
5.Add chopped onions. Sauté till the onions turn golden brown.Then add chopped tomatoes.
6.Add turmeric powder,chilli powder,coriander powder and garam masala powder (optional) and saute it.
7.Add the cooked green peas and coconut milk.And mix well.Add a little water if necessary .
8.Once it starts boiling, keep the lid closed and let cook for 15-20 minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve with Chappathi ,rotis or rice.


  1. Such a healthy and delicious side dish.. Perfect !!
    Thanks for sharing dear :)
    Indian Cuisine

  2. Real tasty....

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