Sunday, August 1, 2010

Peas Masala/Mixture

This is commonly Known as "Batani Mixture" in India and can find anywhere in the streets selling in a small Cart and near Chaat Bandhaars too.It goes good taste to eat in a Cool Weather.Here goes the recipe.

  • Dry peas/Green peas-1 cup(soaked in water whole night)
  • Tomato-1 finely chopped
  • Potato -1 medium size  boiled
  • Garam Masala-1/2tsp
  • Jeera powder-1/2 tsp
  • Green chilly-1 large chopped
  • Chillipowder-a pinch
  • Onion-1 chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro leaves to garnish
  • Turmeric-a pinch
  • Ghee/Butter-1 tsp
  • Carrot-1 grated
  • Lemon juice-1 tsp
  • Water -1 cup
  • Take a vessel/pressure cooker  (for 3 whistles) add soaked peas ,potato and cook it by adding little salt  .
  • Drain the peas from the water and keep it aside.(Don't pour the water)
  • Now take a pan and heat it ,add the butter/ghee .
  • Add the chopped onions and saute it by adding little salt .
  • When the onions becomes tender soft add the tomato pieces,green chilies to the pan  and cook it for 2mins.
  • Add garam masala,turmeric,chilli powder and mix up well with a spatula by adding the boiled peas water.
  • Cook it for 2mins when it bubbles out ,turn off the flame and sprinkle lemon juice.
  • Serve it in to abowl and garnish with kothimeer and grated carrot.

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