Peas Masala

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.

Ingredients: 

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

Method: 

  1. Blanch the tomatoes and peel the skin.Peas Masala 1
  2. Roughly chop the onions. Take the onions, green chilli and ginger garlic paste in a blender and blend once.Peas Masala 2
  3. Add the peeled tomatoes to this and blend until smooth. Peas Masala 3
  4. Heat olive oil in a pan. Add the bay leaf and pour the ground paste. Boil once and simmer covered for about 5 minutes. Peas Masala 4
  5. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, kasuri methi, sugar, garam masala and salt. Mix, cover and simmer for about 7-8 minutes.Peas Masala 5
  6. Add the peas and cook covered until the peas is done.  Add water if required.Peas Masala 6
  7. Tastes amazing with any roti or naan bread.Peas Masala 7

Note:

  1. You can add boiled peas also. This would considerably reduce the cooking time.
  2. Add a dollop of butter towards the end for added taste.
  3. Crush the kasuri methi in your palm before adding to the gravy. This will enhance its flavor.

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