Peas Ambat

Published under: Curries and GraviesPeas

1 1/2 cups fresh peas or 1 cup dehydrated peas
1-2 chopped medium onion
2-3 garlic cloves (optional)
2-3 tablespoons ghee
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
salt to taste

1 red chilly
1/4 teaspoon pepper
0.5 inch piece cinnamon
2 cloves
2 tablespoons grated coconut
a small lump tamarind

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 sprigs curry leaves
2 green chillies slit (optional)

1. Cook the fresh peas with very little water and some salt. If dried peas are used, soak overnight and cook in a pressure cooker.
2. Heat 1/2 tablespoon ghee, fry the masalas (except the tamarind), and grind with the tamarind to a paste. Heat the rest of the ghee, add the mustard and when done, add the curry leaves and the chillies. Add the turmeric, chopped onion and garlic. Fry till the onions are brown.
3. Add the masala paste, cooked peas and chopped coriander. Simmer for a while.
Serve Hot.

Note: This dish can also be prepared with masoor or moong dal.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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