Matar ka Nimona - Grean Peas Nimona - Potatoes and Green Pea Currymatar nimona
Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Green Peas – 1 cup
  • Potatoes- 1 peeled
  • Tomatoes – 2 ( 250 gms )
  • Mustard oil – 3 tbsp
  • Green Coriander- 3 to 4 tbsp ( finely chopped )
  • Green Chili- 2
  • Ginger Baton – ½ inch
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 Pinch
  • Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala - ¼ tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp ( or to taste)
  1. Take 1 cup green peas, grind them little coarsely. Keep a little for later use.
  2. Take 2 tomatoes chop them roughly. Also take 2 green chilies chopped into two. Chop ½ inch ginger baton. Add all these to a mixer jar and grind finely.
  3. Take 1 raw and peeled potato and chop it.
  4. Heat a wok and add 3 tbsp mustard oil into it. Once the oil is rightly hot add potato chunks to it and fry until it gets golden brown in color. Once the potatoes are golden blown, flip them and fry until golden brown from all sides. Potatoes have turned golden brown in color, drain them out in a plate.
  5. Add ½ tsp cumin seeds and 1 pinch asafoetida to the same wok. Now add 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and tomato-green chili-ginger paste. Then keep the flame medium and sauté the masala until oil start separating from it. Once the oil starts separating the masala is ready.
  6. Add green peas from the bowl to the masala. Stir and roast it for 2 minutes. Then cover and let them simmer for 3 to 4 minutes on low flame so that peas are cooked through.
  7. After 4 minutes Check the peas. Stir well so that they do not stick to the wok. Stir again thoroughly. Press down the whole peas to check if turned tender. Once the green peas is cooked well add 1 cup water to it. Increase the flame a little.
  8. Add fried potatoes to it, followed by ¼ tsp red chilly powder. Also add ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt or to taste. Mix everything really well and add some green coriander as well. Then cover and let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes on low flame. Once 3 minutes are over, stir them thoroughly. The nimona is ready now, transfer it in a bowl.
  9. Super tempting and delicious green peas nimona is ready. You can relish this mouth drooling Green Peas nimona which has unique taste and is super delicious to eat.You can team it up with rice for a tempting meal. You can also serve it with chapatti or paranthas and making it is really easy.
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