Monday, 10 December 2012


Ingredients :-
2 cups of Peas (can use Fresh Green Peas or Frozen Peas)
Few Fresh Coriander Leaves
2 nos. Green Chillies
1 Chopped Onion Paste
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
1/2 tsp Coriander (Dhania) powder
1/2 tsp Curry powder (Optional)
1/4 tsp Garam masala powder
1/2 tsp Pepper powder
1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi (Dry Fenugreek leaves)
1 tsp Sugar
2 nos. Tomato puree
1 Cinnamon stick, 2 Cloves, 2 Cardamoms
Few fried Cashew and raisins
2-3 tsp roasted White Sesame (Til) seeds
1/2 cup fresh milk
2 tsp fresh Cream
2-3 tsp Refined/Olive Oil
Salt as per taste

Method :-
Boil the peas in hot water for 5 mins and remove from flame. Cool it, add a handful of fresh coriander leaves, 2 nos. green chillies with these peas and grind to make a smooth paste. Heat oil in a non-stick pan or kadhai. Add whole garam masala (Cinnamon, cloves, cardamom) to the oil. When it crackle add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste and fry for a while. Add all the powdered dry masala and cook. Add tomato puree, salt and fry for 5-8 minutes. When oil leaves from the masala, add peas paste and cook. Add 1/2 cup fresh milk to it. Let it cook for 8-10 minutes. Add sugar, few raisins (Kismis) and roasted sesame seeds to it and mix it well. Also can add 2 tsp fresh cream for better taste. Switch off the flame and enjoy this yummy curry with masala puri !!!  

MASLA PURI:- 1 cup atta (Wheat flour), 1/4 cup besan (gram flour), 2tsp Kasoori Methi leaves, A pinch of Sugar, 1 tsp oil, salt to taste. Mix all these ingredients and knead into a soft dough and keep aside for 15 mins. Roll out poori's and deep fry on a high flame.