Monday, August 10, 2009

Pattani Kurma (Green Peas Curry)

I learnt making this recipe from my mom and it has become Raja s favourite dish.


Green Peas - 1 Cup ( Soaked for at least 8 hours)

Onion - 1 large (Sliced)

Tomato - 1 medium

Green Chilli's - 3 split

Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp

Tamarind - lemon size (soak in water and extract the juice )

Coconut- 3/4 cup

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp

mustard - 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves - 1 sprig (optional)

1.Heat oil in a pressure cooker and mustard seeds.When the mustard seeds pop add the curry leaves, onions and saute.

2.When the onions become soft add the ginger garlic paste.

3.When the raw smell goes off add the tomatoes and saute for 3 min.

4.Add the green peas along with some salt and mix well. Add the tamarind juice along with 1 cup water. Pressure cook for 5 whistles

5.Grind the coconut along with the turmeric and chilli powder into a smooth paste.

6.Heat oil in a kadai and when the oil is hot add the ground masala and saute it for 5 min.

7.Add the cooked green peas and mix well. Allow it to cook for 5 - 10 min.


  1. Hi Priya
    The snaps of the recipe is tempting me to taste it.
    I'll definitely try it

  2. Thanks anni for taking time to read my blog and leave comments.


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