December 15, 2005

Matar masala aka green peas masala

Matar masala aka green peas masala recipe
Serves - 4
Preparation time - 20 minutes

Green peas - 2 cups
Onions - 2, medium size, finely chopped
Cummin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece, finely chopped and slightly crushed
Green chillies - 2, medium size, medium hot, finely chopped
Tomatoes - 2, medium size, fully ripe ones, finely chopped
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt - 1/2 teaspoon or adjusted to taste
Oil+ghee - 1+1 teaspoons

Method: Heat a fry pan and pour in the oil/ghee mix. Add the cummin seeds to splutter and onions. Saute till the onions turn light brown here and there. Add ginger and green chillies and saute for a minute. Add tomatoes and saute till the oil separates from it. Add a cupful of water and boil. Add the green peas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and garam masala powder and stir it once well. Cook it covered on low heat stirring occasionally until green peas are cooked. Serve it hot with poori or rotis.



Anonymous paz said...

sounds nice and warm for a cold day!


Blogger arcane said...

Humm.. its looking nice...
Tastes even better..

Anonymous Nalini Ganesh said...

Luks nice

Anonymous Anonymous said...

u copied from ,rt?too bad

Blogger Vidhya said...

HI vkn, i ALSO got the email from that person. Sorry about that. I didn't copy from yours either. I saw the date immediately after receiving the email. I will try to contact that person and clarify this...thanks


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