• Dried green peas - 1cup (you can also use dried yellow peas or fresh green peas)
  • Potatoes - 2 numbers
  • Tomato - 1 medium size
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Corriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tspb
  • For curry paste:
  • Grind 1Onion, 1 garlic, 1 small piece of ginger, 1 green chilli, 2 cloves, 2 cinnamons, 2 cardamoms.
  • Oil - 2tbsp
  • Salt as per taste.

* Soak dried peas for at least 6 hrs. (if you are using fresh green peas, then there is no need to soak)

* After that chop the tomato an potatoes into small size.

* Grind the above mentioned masala into smooth paste using enough water.

* Boil the vegetables and peas in an open vessel with enough water. (Don’t use pressure cooker otherwise the peas with become mushy).

* Heat oil in a thick bottomed vessel, when hot enough add cumin seeds , then add the masala paste, curry paste and powders. Cook until all the mixture combines and raw smell is gone.

* Now to the above mixture add tomatoes , potatoes and peas that are pre-cooked. Add salt and adjust to taste. Add water if needed, to desired consistency, cover and simmer it down to 10 mins.

Enjoy with chapathis, puri or rice.