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Green peas nimona (crispy green peas and potato curry)

Pallavi Nayyar
15 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Green peas nimona (crispy green peas and potato curry) RECIPE

It is a different recipe with different taste as compared to other green peas curries. If you felt bored with matar paneer, aloo matar then you can try this. You simply love this.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Navratas
  • Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Green peas 2 cup
  2. Potato 2 cut into small pieces
  3. Onion 1
  4. Ginger 1 inch piece
  5. Garlic 6 pods
  6. Tomatoes 2
  7. Green chilli 1
  8. Asafoetida a pinch
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  11. Red Chilli Powder 1/2 teaspoon
  12. Garam masala 1 teaspoon
  13. Mustard oil 3 tablespoons
  14. Coriander for garnishing


  1. Put 1 cup peas in a blender and crush coarsely, boil another 1 cup for few minutes so that they become tender.
  2. Put mustard oil in a pan and heat upto smoking point and add potatoes for frying. When they are done remove from pan.
  3. After this cut green chilli, onion, ginger, garlic and tomatoes and put into a mixer, make a fine puree.
  4. Now add asafoetida into the remaining hot oil in pan and add puree. Cook it till it leaves the oil.
  5. Now add salt, turmeric and red chilli powder, mix well​. Now add crushed and boiled peas. And cook for 5 minutes. So that its raw flavour goes.
  6. Stir constantly. And add fried potatoes to this and mix well. Add 1 cup water. And cook it with covered lid for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir constantly and if needed add more water. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  8. Your green peas nimona is ready. Serve with chapati or Paratha. Garnish with coriander.

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Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal Sharma   Apr-19-2017

Nice one!

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