Monday, June 22, 2009

Green Peas Masala sans Onion & Garlic

I made this green peas masala curry for lunch to along with rotis .With the fresh ripe tomatoes and very little spices used it was just prefect with very minimal ingredients.


3 medium tomatoes

2 cups fresh or frozen green peas

2 cloves or a pinch of clove powder

1 pinch of dried fenugreek leaves or kasuri methi (optional)
salt ,sugar and red chilly powder as desired to taste

1 pinch of garam masala powder(optional)

1/4 tsp of cumin seeds

1 tbsp of oil

1 tsp of almond powder


  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.Add 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds,let them splutter.
  • Add 2 cloves or a pinch of clove powder.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes.
  • Add salt according to taste and about 1/4tsp of sugar.
  • Let the tomatoes cook.
  • Once the tomatoes are cooked,add a pinch of kasuri methi leaves crushed between palm of your hand.
  • Also add a pinch of garam masala and red chilly powder according to your taste.Stir everything together.
  • Stir in green peas.
  • Add a cup of milk and let the gravy cook till it thickens.
  • Stir in almond powder to enhance the taste.

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