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Green Peas Fry

Quick 10 minutes dry side dish prepared with frozen peas. Tastes great with rice/ roti
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Course: Poriyal
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Vidya Srinivasan


  • Frozen Peas - 1 cup + 1/2 cup
  • Onion - 1 finely chopped
  • Green chilli - 1 -slit
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Pav bhaji Masala - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - as neeeed
  • To Temper:
  • Oil - 1 teaspoon + 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Asofetida - pinch


  • Add oil to the pan, when is hot add cumin seeds, curry leaves and asofetida;let it splutter
  • Add green chilli, onion, little salt, and ginger garlic paste; cook till the onions are translucent
  • Add coriander powder, garam masala and pav bhaji Masala and cook for a minute
  • Add the frozen peas, remaining salt and water; close the lid and cook. Stirring occasionally. In 5 minutes the peas is cooked and curry is ready:-)
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  1.  Fresh peas can be used instead of frozen. Cooking time may vary
  2. If you are using dry peas, soak it in water for few hours and pressure cook for 2 whistle. Follow the same procedure
  3. Watch out for salt as we add it in two interval
  4. Chili powder, sambar powder, King Masala, channana Masala, rajma Masala can be used instead of pav bhaji
  5. I used non-stick pan, amount of oil may vary if your using iron
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