You all would have tried green peas curry from hotels when you relish your soft chappathi or porotta. Here is the recipe of a restaurant-style curry.
1 cup dried green peas
2 medium Onions
One piece of ginger
6 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 cup Shredded coconuts
1 tbsp Coconut oil
1 tsp Mustard
2 Dried red chillies
Curry leaves enough
1tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
Soak green peas in water for 8 hours or overnight.
Add the soaked green peas, sliced onion, tomato, green chillies, finely chopped ginger, garlic, enough salt, turmeric powder and a cup of water and cook in a pressure cooker until three whistles come.
Add coconut, fennel and half a cup of water in a mixer and grind well. This should be filtered through a sieve and squeeze the coconut milk.
Heat coconut oil in a pan, splutter mustard and fry the dried chillies and curry leaves.
Add chilli powder and coriander powder to it and add boiled green peas.
When the curry starts to boil well and thickens,add coconut milk. Turn off the heat when it starts to boil.
Delicious green peas curry is ready. Serve with appam, idiyappam, chapathi and puri.