Restaurant Style Green Peas Masala Recipe

Author :
J Sharmilee  
On :
Monday, 27 November, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Entree Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow-Cooked Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4

How to Make Restaurant Style Green Peas Masala:

  1. Pressure cook peas for 2 whistles and set aside.
  2. First grind cashews with curd to a smooth creamy paste, set aside.
  3. Add a tsp of oil and add the ingredients under 'to saute and grind' and saute till tomatoes turn mushy.
  4. Cool and grind it to a fine paste.
  5. Heat butter, add cloves, cinnamon and cumin. Once it splutters, add onion and saute till slightly brown.
  6. Then add the tomato paste and saute.
  7. Saute for 3-5 mins then add channa masala, red chilli powder and required salt.
  8. Add water as required and bring it to a loose consistency.
  9. Allow it to boil for 2 mins.
  10. Then add the cashew paste and give a quick stir.
  11. Add cooked peas, sugar and cook on a low flame for 5 mins.
  12. Then add kasoori methi and coriander leaves and turn off stove.
  13. Serve hot with rotis or with mild pulaos.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 small - onion, chopped fine
  • 1.5 tsp - chana/chole masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • Kasoori methi, a generous pinch
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves
  • Salt - to taste
  • To saute and grind:
  • 4 - tomatoes, medium sized
  • 2 - Onions
  • 1/4 inch piece - Ginger
  • 5 pearls - Garlic
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • To grind (for the cashew paste):
  • 5 - whole Cashew nut
  • 2 tbsp - Curd
  • To temper:
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 1/4 inch piece - Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • 2 tsp - oil