Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Green Peas Stir-fry

Serves - 4
Spice level - 3
Source - Indian home cooking by Suvir Saran & Stephannie

What you would need -

Green Peas (fresh or frozen) - 2 cups
Ginger - 1 & 1/2 tsp finely chopped
Green chilies - 3 or 4 (depending on its hotness)
Dried red chilies - 2 lareg
Hing - a pinch
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Cumin seeds - roasted and grind to fine powder 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup finely chopped
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp

Procedure -

Heat oil in a skillet. Now add cumin seeds and fry till they are golden in color. Next, add dried red chillies and hing and mix for few seconds. Now add ginger and green chillies and fry their raw smell goes off.

Add green peas, salt and 1/2 of the finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix well. Cover the skillet and let the peas cook till they are tender. Keep checking every few mins to prevent the masala from burning.

Add the roasted cumin powder, remaining coriander leaves and lemon juice. Stir well and serve hot.

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