Hope you are back to your healthy routine.Well this week our theme for 74th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop is #Peas.My Contribution for the theme is simple,healthy and yummy Green Peas Sundal.The dish can be made within 15 mins.Sundal is a dry legume or lentil prepared using fresh Coconut.Mix it with Yogurt and serve it as Raita or mix it with Rice and serve as fried rice.You can just eat it as a snack as well.
Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetable rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.They are low in calories too.Garden peas are packed with several vital vitamins like folic acid, vitamin-C, and Vitamin-K.This is abundantly found in winters.Many excotic dishes can be cooked using fresh green peas ranging from Salads to curries.
Recipe for Pachai Pattani Sundal / Green Peas Sundal :
1 Cup Fresh green peas
1 Cup Fresh Grated Coconut
6 Dry Red Chillies
2 Tsp Channa dal /Split Bengal Gram
1 Tsp Urad Dal / Split Black Gram
1/4 Tsp Black Pepper Corns
1/4 Cup finely chopped Fresh Coriander
Few Sprigs of Curry Leaves
Salt to Taste
1 Tsp Jeera / Cumin
1 Tsp Mustard
1/4 Tsp Hing/ Asafoetida
1/4 Tsp Haldi / Turmeric
2 Tsp Oil
Wash the green peas and keep it aside. Heat a heavy bottom pan. Dry Roast Channa dal, urad dal ,pepper corns and dry red chillies untill the dals turn slightly brown .Switch off the flame. Grind the roasted ingredients along with grated coconut .Do not add water . Heat the same pan. Add oil. Once the oil is hot add Jeera ,mustard ,hing and haldi.Once you hear the crackling sound add the green peas and saute until they are cooked.Once done add the ground masala and salt and mix well for about 2-3 mins. Once done garnish with finely chopped coriander and curry leaves.
Serve hot with Phulkas, Rotis and Steaming hot Rice and Ghee.