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Nimona (Green Peas Curry)

Nimona (Green Peas Curry)

Nimona (Green Peas Curry).

You can cook Nimona (Green Peas Curry) using 19 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Nimona (Green Peas Curry)

  1. Prepare 1 cup of green peas (I used frozen peas), ground coarsely.
  2. It's 1/4 cup of green peas, whole.
  3. You need 1 of potato, cut lengthwise.
  4. It's 3 tbsp. of mustard oil.
  5. You need 1 of dry red chilli.
  6. It's 1-2 of bay leaves.
  7. You need 1 tsp. of cumin seeds.
  8. You need 1/4 tsp. of asafoetida.
  9. It's 1 tsp. of ginger, grated.
  10. It's 1-2 of green chilies, chopped.
  11. It's handful of coriander leaves, chopped.
  12. It's to taste of salt.
  13. You need 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder.
  14. Prepare 1/2 tsp. of red chilli powder.
  15. You need 1 tsp. of garam masala powder.
  16. Prepare 1 tsp. of roasted coriander powder.
  17. You need 1-2 of tomatoes, cut lengthwise.
  18. Prepare 1 cup of water.
  19. It's 1 tsp. of ghee (opt).

Nimona (Green Peas Curry) instructions

  1. Heat 1 tbsp. mustard oil & fry the potatoes till light brown in colour. Drain and keep aside..
  2. Add 1 tbsp. oil in the same pan & saute the ground green peas till the moisture evaporates. Keep aside..
  3. Heat remaining oil & temper with red chilli, bay leaves, cumin seeds and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds..
  4. Add the ginger, green chilies & coriander leaves. Stir fry for a few seconds..
  5. Now add all the dry spices and give it a toss..
  6. Add the tomatoes and the remaining whole green peas. Mix well & cook, covered till they turn soft..
  7. Add the sauteed green peas, fried potatoes & water. Give it a stir & simmer, covered for 4-5 minutes or till the gravy turns slightly thick..
  8. When done, add the ghee (opt) and switch off the flame..
  9. Serve with plain steamed rice. jeera rice, paratha, poori, etc. for a nice healthy U.P. style meal..