Mediterranean snow peas (Snow peas stir fry)

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 Ready to serveMediteranian snaow peas snow peas stir fry

Serves : 2

Time taken: 20 minutes in all

Snow peas a legume .  It is specifically eaten raw with its pod when it is unripe/tender.  The stem and leaves of the immature plant are used in the chinese cooking , stir fried with garlic etc..,  It can be grown in open fields during cool season and thus it is grown in spring  and winter too.  I am sharing a simple of the veggie here which is easy and healthy and kid friendly too.

What you need to have:

1   Fresh snow peas –  2 cups

2. Garlic pods -2

3. Fragrant basil leaves (dry) – 1/2 teaspoon

4. Pepper powder (fresh) – as per taste

5. Salt – as per taste

6. Butter or olive oil – 1 teaspoon          DSCN0709

                                                                                             Fresh snow peaDSCN0711                                                                                                   Ingredients of snow peas stir fry

What you do with what you have:

  1. Prune both the ends and wash the snow peas and keep it aside.

2. Place a wide pan with a little butter in it on a medium flame.  When heated add the chopped garlic pods and fry till aromatic.  Sprinkle the fragrant basil dry leaves and add cleaned snow peas from step-1 to it and adding salt close the lid and cook till it is dark green and done.DSCN0715
  Snow peas being cooked in aromatic garlic seasoning

3. Finally sprinkle freshly pound pepper powder, lemon juice and salt if needed and enjoy!!!As usual yummmmmmmm  Transfer it to a bowl/plate.                                                                                                                                                                        DSCN0718
 Ready to serve snow peas stir fry

Serves : 2

Time taken in all : 20 minutes

good to remember:

  1. Use fresh veggie for the dish
  2.  It is one’s option to use butter or olive oil for the seasoning.

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