Dried Green Peas Rasam | How to make Dried Green Peas Rasam

By Bethica Das  |  20th Jan 2019  |  
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About Dried Green Peas Rasam Recipe

A nice hearty rasam is anytime welcome and is an awesome treat. It is especially comforting during winter as it helps to keep us warm. You may relish as a side dish with rice, accompanied with some papad, as an appetizer or as a soup with some bread sticks.

Dried Green Peas Rasam

Ingredients to make Dried Green Peas Rasam

  • 1/3 cup dried green peas, soaked overnight
  • 1 tsp. cumin nseeds
  • 1/4 tsp. whole peppercorns
  • 2-3 garlic Cloves
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1-2 dry red chilies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1-2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • pinch of chili flakes (opt)

How to make Dried Green Peas Rasam

  1. Boil the soaked green peas and then blend into a paste. Keep aside. Grind the cumin seeds, peppercorns and garlic along with some water into a smooth paste. keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan & temper with dry red chilies, curry leaves, asafoetida and mustard seeds. Saute for a few seconds.
  3. After it stops spluttering add the cumin paste & turmeric powder. Stir fry for a minute.
  4. Then add the peas paste & continue to saute til dry.
  5. Add water & salt to taste. Bring it to a boil and simmer on a low flame for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Switch off the flame & add lime juice. Garnish with coriander leaves and chili flakes. Serve either with rice, as an appetizer or as a soup with some bread sticks.

My Tip:

You may substitute dried peas with either fresh green peas or frozen ones.

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