Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Green Peas Curry

Green Peas contain nicotinic acid which reduces cholesterol in the blood. It has the ability to dissolve clumps of red blood cells that are destined to become clots eventually. This clot prevention is due to the presence of special plant protein called lectins. Try the below recipe
  1. Green Peas: 1 cup
  2. Onion: 1 small
  3. Tomato: 1 small
  4. Green Chilli: 1
  5. Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
  6. Chilli powder: 1 tsp
  7. Coriander powder: 2 tsp
  8. Garam masala: a pinch
  9. Salt: needed
  10. Coconut grated: ¾ cup
  11. Shallots: 6
  12. Curry leaves: few
  13. Coconut oil: 3 tsp
Method of Preparation:
·        Soak green peas over night.
·        In a pan add green peas,chopped onion, green chilli, tomato, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and enough water to it and cook until green peas is cooked well.
·        In an frying pan add 1 tsp oil add grated coconut, curry leaves and 3 shallots and fry until the coconut comes to light brown color.
·        Grind the coconut into fine paste.
·        Add this coconut paste to the cooked green peas, when comes to boil switch off the flame.
·        In another pan add 2 tsp oil and add chopped shallots, when it becomes light brown color put some curry leaves and add this to the prepared green peas curry.
·        Serve hot with chappathi or any other food of your choice.

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