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Friday, 8 August 2014

Green Peas Kurma (Pattani Kurma)


                    When i think of green peas recipe i prefer dried green peas, because here in Chennai or even in other region we get green peas with added artificial green color which is not good for health.
I can even say that i have phobia towards these chemical colors in food. Always i try my level best to get an attractive and appealing color in food by natural method.
                      Green peas has high nutritional value and low in fat. This tiny peas are loaded with high level of micro nutrients, proteins and fiber. And i recently studied that an experiment of scientific study in mexico city revealed that two milligram of peas daily will prevent stomach cancer.

                        This is Peas Kurma, i am trying it after ages, and loved it with breakfast also i have packed it with rice for R. What does Kurma means to you...For me its a recipe with grounded paste of  coconut, poppy seed, fennel seed, ginger garlic, Green chilly or Pepper. This paste may vary according to the main ingredient in Kurma.

ok lets go to recipe...


Dried Green Peas - 1 Cup
Few Curry leaves
Oil to temper
Salt to taste
Turmeric - few pinch

Masala 1: 

Onion - 1 (Big size)
Popp seed - 2 tsp
Ginger - 1 Inch
Garlic  - 4 No (large size)

Masala 2: 

Coconut - 2 tbsp
Fennel Seed - 2 tsp
Cumin Seed - 2 tsp


Soak Dried Green Peas overnight.
Drain the water in morning and Pressure cook it with fresh water for 3 whistle and keep it aside.
Choose the ingredients under Masala 1 and Roast it with very little oil and allow to cool.
Grind it to paste and keep it aside.
Also Grind the Masala 2 to paste and keep it aside
Heat oil in a pan and temper with curry leaves.
Add Masala 1 paste and saute until the raw smell goes.
Add required amount of salt and Masala 2 paste.
Add bit of turmeric and Cooked Green Peas.
Close the lid and allow to cook for 4 to 5 Minutes.
Switch off and serve it with Rice or Roti.


  1. Ohlalala!!! Gonna make soon for our veg meals. The flavors are spot on.

  2. Very flavourful and delicious Kurma.


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