White Peas Masala


1 cup dried white peas
1 big onion, chopped
4-5 green chillies
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tomato, chopped
1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
3/4-1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp pepper powder
coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
1 1/2 -2 tbsp oil


  1. Wash and soak dried white peas in water for 6-7 hours or overnight.
  2. Grind grated coconut to a fine paste adding little water and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add chopped onions and saute well.
  4. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, chopped green chillies and tomato and saute till soft.
  5. Add chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix well.
  6. Add soaked white peas and salt and pressure cook till it gets cooked.
  7. Then add ground coconut paste to the cooked white peas, mix well and heat it on low flame for few minutes.
  8. Add garam masala, pepper powder and chopped coriander leaves and mix well. 
  9. Remove from flame and serve hot……


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