Easy Green Peas Masala (No coconut version)


Green Peas Masala


Ingredients (Serves 2 – 3)

1. Dried green peas – 3/4 cup

   Carrot – 1 medium, diced

   Green chillies – 3

   Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

   Curry leaves – A few

   Salt – To taste

2. Onion – 1/2 medium, thinly sliced

3. Turmeric powder – 2 pinches

    Coriander powder – 2 tsp

    Garam masala powder – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

4. Mustard seeds – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

     Dry red chilly – 1

5. Salt – To taste

6. Oil – 1  – 1.5 tbsp


1. Soak the dried green peas in enough water for at least 6 – 8 hrs. Cook the green peas along with carrot, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt adding around 1 – 1.5 cup water. Set aside.

2. Heat oil in a deep pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilly. Add sliced onion and saute until they change color to light golden. Add the masala powders. Saute until their raw smell is gone. Now add the cooked green peas along with the gravy. Boil for a few minutes. Switch off. It goes really well with idiyappam, appam and chapatis.


Green Peas Masala

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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