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Green Peas Masala ( Green Matar curry dry)

Sanghi's picture
Green peas masala is all-favourite dish, goes well with any south indian or north indian main dish. Enjoy!
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh/Freeze)
  Onion 2 , finely chopped
  Tomato 1 , finely chopped
  Green chilly 1 , slit lengthwise
  Fennel seeds 2 Teaspoon (In Which 1Tsp Crushed)
  Grated coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 3 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves sprig 1
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Frying)

1. Boil & cook the green peas in water with salt and drain.
2. Grind the grated coconut with 1 tsp fennel seeds in to fine paste and keep aside. (If you are using ready-made coconut paste, use fennel seeds while seasoning alone.)
3. Heat oil in kadai, add the crushed fennel seeds, let them turn light brown, now add the onions, green chilly, curry leaves and saute till transparent.
4. Add the tomatoes and saute till they are cooked to mash.
5. Now add the turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and saute till the masala's raw smell goes.
6. Add the coconut paste and saute for 2mins.
7. Add water for the curry and bring to boil.
8. When curry is half thick add the cooked peas and saute adding oil till dry. ( Can be had as curry also for rice or make it dry for side dish).
Green Peas masala is ready to serve hot !!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Green peas masala (Green matar curry dry)

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 836 Calories from Fat 719

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g125.4%

Saturated Fat 12.2 g60.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 211.3 mg8.8%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.9%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 7 g13.4%

Vitamin A 19.8% Vitamin C 74.9%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 17%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


srividya76's picture
Delicious recipe Sanghi :)
Sanghi's picture
Mmm.. Thanks Srividya. My favourite too. Try it!
shailly's picture
very yummy.
Dips19's picture
It really was a great recipe.I was so tired after coming from work and wanted to cook something which didnt take more time and this recipe really helped me. Very easy to cook in less time and belive me it was very delicious.
Baski's picture
I lov this dish. Thanks for sharing.. I am trying this now..
ruby..'s picture
i tried this yummy dish...very tasty...thanx....
Geetha C's picture
Thanks for the Wonderful receipe. Too simple and very delicious.
pooja chaurasia's picture
yummy....I like this
Shamna's picture
Thk u, its a simple and tasty dish.
acrobat 2011's picture
nice dish... i made it ..
Anonymous's picture
how much oil to add for the saute
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