Dried Green Peas Masala

Cook easily in 30 minutes or less with this superfast, easy masala. Delicious and tasty green peas masala made lighter than other gravies with few ingredients.This is one of my all time favourite masala. My favourite Dried green peas masala requires some onion paste, tomato paste and simple ingredients you likely have in your kitchen. This masala is thick with full of tomato flavour and garamasala powder. In the final stage, a teaspoon of sugar enhances the  taste that pairs perfectly with the gravy. I always like to prepare this gravy with dried green peas because I have tried with other varieties of green peas, this one is my favourite. You can enjoy the taste of green peas in every single pea. This masala goes well with chapathi, poori, bread and any pulav or rice cooked in coconut milk. Let's see how to prepare this Dried green peas masala with step by step photos.
Green Peas masala, Side dish for roti and poori
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Prep time: 15 minutes  Soaking time : 8 hours
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 8 hours 30 minutes
Serves : 3

  •   1/2 cup dried green peas
  •   2 onions
  •   3 tomatoes
  •   1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  •   1 tsp chilly powder
  •   1 tsp coriander powder
  •   2 tsp garamasala powder
  •   1 tsp sugar
  •   2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  •   1/2  tsp ghee
  •   1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  •   2 tbsp oil
  •  salt
Cooking Directions
1. Wash and soak the green peas in water for 6 to 8 hours. Then pressure   cook for 3 to 5 whistles.

2. Grind the diced onions without any water. Transfer it to a separate bowl.

3. Then grind the chopped tomatoes nicely.

4. Heat oil in a pan and add fennel seeds. Saute till  it becomes fragrant.
Add the onion paste and saute it continuously till the raw smell of the onion disappears.

5. Then add the tomato paste. Stir the paste very well.

6. After 2 minutes, add  the turmeric powder, chilly powder and coriander powder.
7. When you see oil separates from the gravy, add the cooked green peas and the required salt.

8. Now add the garamasala powder and sugar. Add 1/4 cup water and bring it to boil till the green peas blended well with the onion tomato paste. 

9. Finally, add the melted ghee on the top of gravy and remove from flame. Garnish with coriander leaves. Enjoy this tasty masala with roti or dosas.

If you are using fresh green peas, steam them separately and add it to the gravy.
Red ripe tomatoes taste good for this masala. 

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