Green Peas Kurma

Today is the 6th day of blogging marathon and the recipe is green peas kurma which is a favorite accompaniment for roti or poori in our households.Here goes the recipe......


Green peas(soaked,cooked)2cups
Onion2no.(medium size)
Tomato3nos.(medium size)
Ginger&garlic paste2tsp
Chilly powder1tsp
Coriander powder2tsp
Garam masala powder1/4tsp
Turmeric powder1/2tsp
Coriander leaves(chopped)as needed
Saltto taste

To grind
Fennel seeds1/2tsp
Poppy seeds(kasakasa)1/2tsp

To Season
Fennel seeds1/2tsp
Cinnamon1 inch piece
Star anise1no.


                  Cook the green peas and grind the given ingredients to a fine paste,keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add the ingredients given for seasoning.Now add the finely chopped onions and saute till it turn golden brown then ginger&garlic paste and fry it.
Once it is done add the tomatoes and cook until it becomes mushy.Add the ground coconut paste and saute it for a minute.
Then add all the powders and mix it well,add a cup of water,cover it and cook in the medium flame for about 6-7 minutes or till the raw smell goes off.
Now add the cooked green peas and cook it for a boil and garnish it with coriander leaves.
Serve it with roti or poori.


  • The sauted onion and tomatoes can be grind along with the coconut to get a smooth gravy.
  • Green chillies can also be added and instead of water milk can be used for a nice and creamy kurma.
  • While using the fresh or frozen peas,it can be sauted along with onion and tomatoes.
  • Coconut paste can be substituted with thick coconut milk.

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Super inviting peas kurma,i can have it with anything,my most favourite dish..

lovely kurma looks inviting...great with chapathi!!!

Hmm! delicious and healthy. Love it.

Delicious and flavorful kurma..yummy..

Green peas kurma looks delicious and rich.

Looks very nice......Nice pictorial too

Very tempting and nutritious Kurma!

luks so delicious n yummy....

creamy and delicious kurma...

Nice kurma please tell the onion and tomotto in grams

Hi nalini I am waiting your reply

Chopped onion is around 11/2 cups and chopped tomato around 2 cups in the standard measuring cup od 240ml..

I did it today and it turned out very very yummy and delicious.Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.!!

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