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Green Peas

Green Peas Curry
(Vatanyachi Bhaji)

Green Peas

Green peas (Vatana) cooked with potatoes and spices to give this simple but delicious dish.

Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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Serves: 4 
Cooking time (approx.):  minutes
Style: Indian Vegetarian (Maharashtrian)

500  grams(s) shelled fresh green peas
2  potatoes cubed
1  teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
4  green chillies finely chopped
½  teaspoon(s) each of sugar and turmeric powder
½  cup(s) water
2  tablespoon(s) oil
1  tablespoon(s) each of grated coconut and lemon juice
2  tablespoon(s) finely chopped coriander leaves
salt to taste

  1. Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan on medium level and splutter the cumin seeds. Add the green chillies and turmeric powder.
  2. Now add the potato cubes, green peas, sugar, salt and water. Mix well and cook covered on low level for about 15  minute(s) or till the potatoes and peas are tender.
    Garnish with the lemon juice, grated coconut and chopped fresh coriander.


  • If a thicker gravy is desired, tomato puree could be added.

Serve hot with: Cumin Rice (Jeera Chawal) , white rice or Indian bread (Chapati, Pooris, Roti).

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