Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Pooja special yellow mutter curry


yellow mutter/ whole yellow peas- 1 cup soaked
1 large size tomato –chopped
Salt to taste
2 bayleaves, 2 cardamoms, 1" long cinnamon stick
2tsp- ginger & green chilli paste
Desi ghee- 1-2 tblsp
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
Roasted cumin seeds powder (jeera lanka gunda)
Sugar – a pinch
Coriander-cumin powder- 1tsp
Garam masala powder- 1tsp
Dried fenugreek leaves/ kasturi methi- 1tblsp
Turmeric powder- 1tsp
Hing/ asafoetida- a pinch
Red chlli powder- 1-2 tsp as per your taste
Coriander leaves chopped for garnishing


Pressure cook the yellow peas with water & salt till the peas becomes soft.

Take a kadai/pan. Heat ghee. Add  bayleaves, crushed cardamoms, cinnamon stick. Then add hing then add cumin seeds & 2-3 dry red chillies. 

When they start crackling add dried fenugreek leaves. Fry for some time thn add ginger & green chilli paste..stir it. then add the chopped tomatos. Add  turmeric powder , red chilli powder & coriander cumin powder. Stir till the masala is done. 

Then  pour the boiled peas. Mix well. add a pinch of sugar to it. Adjust salt & mix well. switch off the flame. 

Add roasted cumin powder & garam masala powder. cover with a lid for 5-10 min. Then mix well & add chopped coriander leaves. Goes well with puri/ chapatti/ paratha..

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