Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Time - 20 minutes
Serves - 2
Dried Yellow Peas - 1 Cup
Potato -1(Cut in to cubes)
Chopped Onions - 1/2 cup
Garlic-ginger Paste - 2 tsp
Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Chopped Tomato - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Soak the yellow peas in warm water for minimum 4 hours.
Pressure Cook the peas and potato cubes with salt added to it till cooked.
Make sure they are soft. No need to drain water as its good to use the water for making gravy.
Smash the peas and potatoes roughly using a big spoon.
Heat mustard oil in a pan.
Add chopped onions and fry them till golden brown.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it becomes smooth.
Add ginger-garlic paste,red chilli powder,cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and cook till oil comes out.
Now add the boiled potatoes and peas to the above masala.
Add water if necessary and cook for 2-3 min.
Serve hot with roti/paratha/poori/pitha...
If you want to have it as snacks(Chat),then to the above curry just add chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumber, grated coconut, pampdi, chopped green chili with 3-4 tsp lemon juice and few chopped coriander leaves. Mix properly and have it...
Its really delicious....
Posted by Mugdha Mohanty