Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Matar Peanut Sabji / Pattani Verkadalai Kurma/ Side dish for chapathi

In search for the different (slightly sweet actually for my subjis for chappathis, I found this recipe in a cookbook...I tried it for today's dinner and it came out well...It was very tasty and everyone liked it...Hing is a important ingredient in this recipe,since we are adding peanuts...Also brown sugar / jaggery also nullify the effects of peanuts...Give it a try if you are bored of usual kurmas...sure you will like it...Try and enjoy with hot chappathis...


Green Peas/Pattani1/2 cup
Peanut/Verkadalai1/2 cup
Cumin/Seeragam1 tblsp
Hing/Asafoetida2 pinch
Green chilli2
Red chilli Powder1 tsp
Brown sugar/jaggery1/2 tblsp
Coconut(ground)1/4 cup
Tamarind water1/4 cup
chopped cilantro2 tsp
Oil/ghee2 tsp


Pressure cook green peas and peanut for 3 or 4 whistles and in simmer for 5 minutes...

Dry roast cumin seeds and make a coarse powder out of it...

Heat oil or ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds and hing...Add the ground coconut paste and green chillies...

Then add the red chilli powder and mix well...After that add the brown sugar and mix ....

Soak tamarind in water for some time and extract tamarind water...Add the tamarind water and let it boil for 5 minutes...Oil will seperate as shown..

Add the boiled green peas and peanut, mix well and let all come to boil for a minute...

Garnish with the roasted cumin powder and the chopped cilanto leaves...
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