White Peas Masala





Dry white peas masala is just like Ragada Patties masala. I had taken this peas masala in Thane , Bombay. I would never forget the taste. This warming vegetarian lentil dish is easy to make and perfect served with chapatti.

Ingredients For boilng Peas
Dry White Peas

Dry white peas                              1 cup
Water                                           2 cup
Soda salt                                       ¼ tsp.
Salt                                                ¼ tsp.

Ingredients for adding after peas are boiled

Ghee                                             1 tbsp.
Chili powder                                    1 tsp.
Coriander powder                            ¾ tsp.
Garam masala powder                     ½ tsp.
Amuchur powder                              ½ tsp.
Chopped Tomatoes                          ¾ cup
Ginger paste                                   1 tbsp.
Green chilies sliced                           2 no.
Curd                                                1 tbsp.
Water                                               1 -1 ½ cup.
Salt                                                  to taste
For Seasoning
Butter                                             1 tsp.
Cummin seeds                                 ½ tsp.
Bay leaves                                         1 no
  
For Garnishing
Finely chopped Cilantro                     few
Wedges of lime                              ½ no.
Tomato slice                                   1 no.
Chopped green chili slices                few

Method:
  • Soak peas overnight with 1/8 teaspoon of soda bi carb. Next day drain the soda water and use fresh water and pressure cook the peas after adding little salt.
  • Take a heavy bottomed vessel, add butter, splutter all seasonings and stir fry for few seconds.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes, ginger paste,green chilies and fry.
  • Now add all chili powder, amchur powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and fry again.
  • When masalas are cooked ,add curd and cook till raw smells goes away.
  • Add 3 cups of water and let it boil.10. Add the boiled peas when it starts boiling.
  • Let it boil for about four to five minutes on low medium flame. Ensure that the curry is thick.
  • Turn off the heat and Garnish with all above garnish ingredients.
  • Serve hot with chapati, phulka, batura, bread.