Green Peas Stir Fry

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Green Peas Stir Fry

How long it takes: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 2

Green peas is a very popular vegetable these days. It is being used in most of the dishes like the pulav, kurma, cutlet, upma, veg sandwich, oondi and also in traditional dishes like rava idli, masala dosa, etc. It gives not only extra flavour but also an awesome look to the dish too. We get the frozen peas these days to use it when ever fresh peas is not available. Today I would like to put up green peas stir fry, which is a simple and a very tasty dish. It can be a good side-dish roti and chapati.  Here it is:

What you need to have:

1. Fresh Green peas – 2 cups

2. Chopped onions – 1/2 cup

3. Chopped Tomato – 1/3 cup

4. Garlic cloves – 4-5

5. Cumin seeds – 1 Teaspoon

6. Turmeric powder – 1 Teaspoon

7. Garam masala powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

8. Chilli powder – 1 Teaspoon

9. Chat masala powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

10. Dhania-jeera powder – 1 Teaspoon

11. Chopped coriander leaves – A handful

12. Salt – To taste

13. Cooking oil – 1 Tablespoon

Ingredients of green peas stir fry

What you do with what you have:

1. Wash and cook fresh green peas in cooker, adding little salt till soft.

2. Wash and chop tomatoes, wash, peel and chop onions fine and keep it aside as shown in  image-1.

3. Place a skillet with cooking oil in it on low flame. Add crushed garlic cloves and fry for a while. Add cumin seeds to it. When it splutters add chopped tomatoes and salt and fry it till mushy.

Seasoning of the dish in progress

3. When done, add chopped onions from step-2  to it and fry it till  it turns transparent.

Onions being fried in the seasoning

4. When onions turn mushy, add all powders and stir well.

Seasoning in progress

5. Finally add cooked green peas from step-1 and stir well.  Add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with roti and chapati.

Cooked green peas being added to the seasoning

Ready to serve – Green peas stir fry

How long it takes: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 2

Good to remember:

1. Use fresh green peas for the dish for taste and flavour.

2. Do not over cook peas since it will spoil the taste of the dish.

3. One can add any spice of choice.

4. Use wooden spatula to stir in to avoid from getting peas crushed.

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6 thoughts on “Green Peas Stir Fry

    Priya said:
    June 1, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    Marvellous stir fry,love with rotis..

      prathibalrao responded:
      June 2, 2011 at 7:39 am

      Hi Priya,

      I got this recipe from my sister a couple of weeks back.

    Manikkam K said:
    June 2, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    hi there

    Hari Chandana said:
    June 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    Yummy and delicious recipe. looks too good !!
    Indian Cuisine

      prathibalrao responded:
      June 5, 2011 at 4:34 pm

      Hi Hari,

      Thanx a lot for ur comments.

    Rashmi said:
    July 1, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Hip hip hurray! Tried, tested and come out well!

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