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Whole Yellow Peas Curry

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  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


A hearty, warming curry made with whole yellow peas. The peas naturally add great flavor and aroma to the curry.


  • 1 cup dry whole yellow peas
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 small potato – optional
  • 2 ripe tomatoes-pureed
  • 3 hot serrano peppers minced
  • 1/2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp grated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp each chilli pwd and coriander pwd
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 34 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Few curry leaves
  • Garam masala as per taste
  • Salt as per taste


  1. Soak the dry peas overnight,drain and pressure cook them with 3 cups water. In a separate pan heat oil then add fennel seeds,cloves,cinnamon,curry leaves. Then add the pepper,ginger,garlic,onions,salt and stir cook till the onions turn golden and the raw smell disappears. Add the cooked peas,tomato puree and the dry powders and cook for few mins. Add chopped cilantro and water as needed and stir cook till the curry blends together. Enjoy hot!!
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
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