Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Green Peas Masala / Masala Matar / Restaurant Style Gravy

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Peas  Masala  is a delicious and excellent dish that goes well chapatti, roti, naan, poori , pulao etc. The recipe is very simple and can be prepared in just 15 minutes & yet taste superb. 
Green peas are very healthy as they are low in calories with no cholesterol. They’re excellent source of folic acid & contain adequate amount of anti-oxidants.
This healthy dish is kids favorite too, as it is light on the appetite and not too spicy.!
Now onto the tasty & healthy  peas  masala  recipe..:)
Ingredients:
  • Soaked green peas                   - 2 cups
  • Tomato puree                            - 1 cup
  • Kasoori methi / dry fenugreek leaves – 1 tsp
  • Fresh cream                              - 1 tbsp
  • Sugar                                       - ½ tsp
  • Butter                                       - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
To make Masala Paste:
  • Onion                                       - 2
  • Ginger                                      - ½ inch piece
  • Garlic                                        - 3 pods
  • Red chilly                                  - 1 or 2
  • Cumin seeds                             - 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds                        - 1 tsp
  • Cashew broken                          - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Chana masala pwd                    - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd                            - ¼ tsp
  • Chat masala pwd                       - ½ tsp
Method:
  1. Pressure cook green peas for one whistle and keep aside.
  2. Take care the peas shouldn’t be overcooked or mushy.
  3. Grind all the ingredients for the masala to a fine paste.
  4. Melt butter in a frypan.
  5. Add the masala paste and stir fry for two minutes.
  6. Add tomato puree and saute till the moisture evaporates.
  7. Add cooked peas, salt and one cup of water.
  1. Combine well.
  1. Cook for two minutes.
  1. Add fresh cream, sugar and mix.

Transfer to a serving dish

  1. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  1.  Peas masala is ready to be served as a sidedish for chapathi, roti or with pulao.
Note:
  • I used dried green peas, so soaked it overnight and pressure cooked it till soft. You can use fresh green peas also.
  • Instead of pressure cooking, you can even cook peas separately and add to the gravy & cook for few minutes, till everything gets incorporated well.
  • You can use frozen peas also. In that case do not pressure cook

Similar Recipes
·       Matar Paneer Masala
·       Spicy Peas Parathas
·       Carrot Peas Biryani
·       Mutter Paneer Pulav

85 comments:

  1. One of my favorite..looks yummy :)

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  2. That looks super appetizing. I gotta make it soon, it has been a long time since I made it :)

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  3. thank you for your sweet comments..:)

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  4. This looks so yummy! I haven't had masala yet, but I want to try it soon! :D

    xoxo,
    thepurpledoll.net

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  5. Perfectly done! Have you ever made these with frozen peas?

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  6. I like all these gravy dishes you're putting these days.
    Even though I prefer gravy/curry I usually end up making dry veggies like Aloo-Gobi, Cabbage, Okra, etc in a rush!
    Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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  7. my fav. restaurant style dish. looks so perfect.

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  8. Love the rich gravy..looks so inviting..really like a restaurant dish.

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  9. This sounds quite delicious with all the flavours that we love. Diane

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  10. Che bonta questo piatto cosi bello!

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  11. That looks so yummy!

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  12. It looks so inviting!greetings from Greece,dear!

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  13. looks so yummy!superb.
    maha

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  14. Simple, fast, healthful and full of flavor - another great post, Jay :)

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  15. This looks very tasty. I have never had it before. I love the idea of the peas. Thanks for sharing X

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  16. Green peas masala looks absolutely delish!

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  17. love the color of the gravy. delicious!

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  18. OMG,Tongue tickling recipe...very delicious!!

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  19. Drool,perfect masala for rotis..yum

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  20. Simply love this masala with rotis,makes me drool..

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  21. looks yummy and delicious....

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  22. I make ghugni with dried peas. Now I want some potato patties to go with it.

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  23. Healthy n delicious peas masala..great combo with chapathis /appams!!

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  24. Another gorgeous and appetizing dish , Jay ! Yummy !

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  25. I have not had this side dish in a long time. I used to love it a lot. Another nice recipe from you. Thanks for sharing.

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  26. I have not had this side dish in a long time. I used to love it a lot. Another nice recipe from you. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. thanks for stopping by & taking time to browse..I appreciate all your valuable comments, input & feedback.
    enjoy your stay & do come back..:)

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  28. Delicious n interesting gravy, looks drool worthy dear...

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  29. Looks so delicious, was about to ask how much is a bowl, superb:)

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  30. mouth watering pictures.Drooling

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  31. that looks so good... just like the one in restaurant!

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  32. Un plato perfecto luce absolutamente exquisito y saludable me encanta ...es para repetirse otra buena receta de usted ,saludos y gracias por este hermoso plato,abrazos hugs,hugs.

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  33. Oh yum! I love peas. This looks fantastic!

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  34. Lovely!
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  35. Have to definitely give this a try.

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  36. looks v yummy Jay n I appreciate your feedback about the sabudana wadas....means a lot to me ...Thank you

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  37. so yummy n temting peas curry, sure looks restaurant style !!

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  38. Wow... it looks very tasty and yummy jay!!

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  39. Excellent recipe Jay. Looks so tempting :)



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  40. Perfect side dish for chapathis

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  41. Oh my gosh, I love this!

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  42. The gravy looks straight out of some restaurant .Perfect with chapatis

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  43. hi jay, this really looks yummy,love the peas, appetizing. i would eat with naan, roti or chapati.
    hope you will be willing to do guest post for me one day.. i like your recipes and have been following your blog. if you agree, we can discuss further. do email me ok. have a nice day

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  44. Yummy and delicious Peas masala...looks very tempting

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  45. loved the masala gravy..nice and spicy pea masala.tempting clicks

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  46. mmmmmm.... yummy and delicious gravy with rotis. This looks amazing.

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  47. I really like dunkin pieces of hot and tender naan in this king of preparation. It looks really good!

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  48. Nous aimons beaucoup les petits pois ici. Je note ta recette qui doit être délicieuse.
    A bientôt

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  49. You have a great Blog! i will definitely try out recipes from your Blog... Good going!

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  50. absolutely delicious peas curry..

    Spill the Spices

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  51. yummy :) delicious. My fav recipe =) Thank you for following, following back =) have a delicious dayyyyy =)
    xoxo

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  52. A quick and healthy recipe that looks so delicious, count me in! Looks so good. Especially with the breads on the side!

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  53. Fantastic! I would finish a bowl of that in a heartbeat!

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  54. Jay! never try any green pea masala before but would love to try this with paratha!

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  55. This looks very tasty!

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  56. This looks very tasty!

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  57. Hi, Jay

    Thanks for your support. I'm start following you.

    Cheers
    Hankerie
    www.hankerie.com

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  58. thanks Henkerie for your support..:)
    have a nice day.

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  59. thanks friends for your valuable time & lovely feedback..:)

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  60. dear wan,

    I'll be very much glad to do a guest
    post in your lovely space..:)

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  61. Thanks for visiting my blog. U have a nice blog too. would like to try some of your recipies sometime.... :)

    Jayne @ www.bonteka.blogspot.com

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  62. Looks like a perfect vegetarian recipe! yummy!

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  63. Lovely dish and lovely clicks.
    Love Ash.

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  64. lovely n yummy peas masala

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  65. You're right! This does look tasty and healthy!

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  66. Jay lovely recipe and the gravy is too inviting...truly a restaurant look!

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  67. Yummy and tempting gravy...Cool pictures...

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  68. Really tempting. Rotis with this side dish. Yummy.

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  69. Vibrant looking peas masala. The pics tempt me so much :)

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  70. great pics:) very tempting.

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  71. Love good gravy....with some kind of bread to soak all the goodness!

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  72. Peas masala looks lip smacking good

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  73. Another lip- smacker!!! Love it

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  74. aww shucks missed reading this jay. it looks so tempting lovely and simple enough. would try your way next time. does look like restaurant style one..

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  75. The peas masala looks really good... hope to try this sometime.

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  76. One of my favorite paneer dishes. Never thought of using chana masala powder for other gravies.I usually open a pack of masala for one dish and then it keeps languishing in my fridge for ages until I make it again. I need to experiment with adding them in other dishes too. Thanks for the idea.

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  77. Looks amazing and delicious.

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  78. Looks nice! I love the way you have plated them

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