Matar ka Nimona

Matar ka Nimona – a winter delight from the state of Uttar Pradesh. 

Wash the green peas and keep around 1/3 cup of green peas aside for later use. 

Blend the remaining green peas to a coarse paste and keep aside. 

Blend coriander leaves, green chillies, garlic and ginger to a smooth paste and keep aside.

Fry potato wedges and keep aside

Heat oil and add green peas paste. Saute till they are well cooked. Keep aside.

Heat oil. Add cumin seeds. Add green masala paste and cook for few minutes. Add tomato slices and cook till they turn mushy. 

Now add 1/3 cup  raw green peas which was kept aside.  

Now, add cooked green peas paste and mix well.  

Add spice powders and fried potatoes

Cover and cook for few minutes. Serve hot with roti, puri, paratha or rice.