Peas Masala

Peas masala is a very famous curry in Northern part of India. Usually, peas masala is made for chaats like aloo tikki chaat, papdi chaat, samosa chaat, ragda pattice or so on. This is a very simple recipe which is made using basic ingredients like dry green peas, onion, tomato, ginger-garlic and is flavored with spices. It tastes good when it is little spicy and tangy. Peas masala can also be used as curry and goes well with jeera rice or chapatti.

Peas Masala
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Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Peas Masala
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Clean dried peas with water and soak it overnight.
  2. Next day, boil soaked peas in 3 cups of water with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and 2 tsp salt at high heat in a pressure cooker. Once pressure builds up, set the heat to medium and let it cook for 3 to 4 whistle. Once its done, turn off the heat and let it cool down naturally. Don't drain the water as we will use it later.
  3. Meanwhile assemble all other ingredients at one place.
  4. Heat Oil in a kadhai at medium heat. Once oil is hot, add cumin seeds and bay leaves in it. Wait till cumin seeds gets brown color. Add onion, little salt, hing and ginger-garlic paste. Saute it till onion gets golden brown color for about 10-13 minutes.
  5. Once onion gets golden color, add tomatoes and cook it until tomato gets mussy.
  6. Add coriander & cumin powder, turmeric powder, chole masala powder, chili powder, chaat masala powder, nut meg powder and garam masala powder. Saute it for another minute.
  7. Add boiled peas and stir and bring to boil. Boil it for one minute. Adjust the consistency it should be not very thick nor very thin. Turn off the heat. Keep it covered for 15 minutes before serving.
  8. Peas masala is ready for making chaat as well as can be enjoyed with poori, Paratha, bhatura or rice.
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