But nothing can beat the taste and the flavor of fresh peas from the pods and love those cuties in my curries and rice.
I buy the green peas in winter in a bulk and freeze it but today I made this curry from the fresh peas.This is a flavorful curry which is available in Annapurna restaurant to serve it along with naans and parathas.This is my close friend's recipe and now on to the recipe........................
|Green chilly(slit lengthy)||3nos.|
|Coriander powder/dhania podi||2tsp|
|Turmeric powder/manjal podi||1/4tsp|
Garam masala powder
|Curry leaves(chopped)||2 sprigs|
To saute and grind
|Onion(roughly chopped)||2nos.(medium size)|
|Garlic/poondu(roughly chopped)||4 cloves|
|Ginger/inji(roughly chopped)||1 inch piece|
|Coriander leaves(rougly chopped)||1 handful|
|Mint leaves||one handful|
|Cinnamon/pattai||1 inch piece|
Cook the green peas in the microwave for 5-6 minutes with a pinch of salt and keep it aside.
Heat a tbs oil, add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, followed by onions and green chillies.When onion turns brown add tomatoes and fry until it turns mushy.Finally add cashews and fry a while then add coriander and mint and fry until it shrinks.Once it is cooled grind into fine paste.
- This curry needs little more oil to get a nice taste,so do not compromise on the amount of oil.
- Here I didn't use red chilly powder only the green chillies but if you want you can add 1/2 tsp but the color will be different.
- Cook the green peas in the microwave oven or a open pot.