I love the days when I make Sabzis. Simply because my husband makes the rotis and hence my time in the kitchen is reduced by half that day. This recipe, in particular, is very very easy to make and utterly delicious.
Peas – 1 cup
Onions – 3 medium sized
Tomatoes – 5 medium sized
Green Chilli – 1
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
Garam masala – 1 tsp
Sugar – 1 tsp
Kasuri methi (Dry fenugreek leaves) – 1 tsp
Olive oil – 1 tbsp
Bay leaf – 1
Salt to taste
- Blanch the tomatoes and peel the skin.
- Roughly chop the onions. Take the onions, green chilli and ginger garlic paste in a blender and blend once.
- Add the peeled tomatoes to this and blend until smooth.
- Heat olive oil in a pan. Add the bay leaf and pour the ground paste. Boil once and simmer covered for about 5 minutes.
- Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, kasuri methi, sugar, garam masala and salt. Mix, cover and simmer for about 7-8 minutes.
- Add the peas and cook covered until the peas is done. Add water if required.
- Tastes amazing with any roti or naan bread.
- You can add boiled peas also. This would considerably reduce the cooking time.
- Add a dollop of butter towards the end for added taste.
- Crush the kasuri methi in your palm before adding to the gravy. This will enhance its flavor.