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Quick steamed pea cakes

Vandana Jangid
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Quick steamed pea cakes RECIPE

These light,fluffy cakes are fantastic starter or teatime snack. Recipe I follow from "I :heart: Curry" by Anjum Anand.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Steaming
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  2. 1 cup peas
  3. 5 tbsp lemon juice
  4. 1 tsp Ginger paste
  5. 2-4 green chillies
  6. 1 cup Gram Flour
  7. Salt ,to taste
  8. 1/4 tsp baking powder
  9. 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  10. For tarka:-
  11. 4tsp vegetable oil
  12. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  13. 2 tsp sesame seeds
  14. 10 fresh curry leaves


  1. Oil two 15cm steel plates or baking tin.
  2. Place water into base of a double steamer. Cover and bring to a boil.
  3. Blend the peas,lemon juice,oil,ginger and chillies to a smooth paste.
  4. Mix with gram flour and salt.
  5. Add baking powder and baking soda.
  6. Divide this between the oiled tins.
  7. Place them in the Steamer,cover and steam on high flame for 10 minutes , or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove from steamer and leave to cool for 10 minutes.
  9. Now turn the pea cake out on to a plate.
  10. Heat oil for tarka in a small pan and add mustard seeds.
  11. Add sesame seeds and curry leaves .
  12. Stir for 5 seconds then spoon evenly over the cakes.
  13. Cut the cakes into diamonds or in any shape.
  14. Serve with chutney.

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Andrea Srivastava
Andrea Srivastava   Jan-23-2017


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