Peas masala (pachai pattani kulambu)



  • Peas – 1 cup
  • Onion – 2
  • Tomato – 1
  • Cumin seeds (seeragam) – 1 tspn
  • Turmeric powder – pinch
  • Chilli powder – 1 tspn
  • Coriander powder (malli thool) – ½ spoon
  • Coconut – 3 spoons
  • Oil, Salt – As required


  1. Cut Onion and Tomatoes into small pieces.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin, one Onion and fry till the raw smell of onion goes.
  3. Once the raw smell of onion goes, add Tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft.
  4. Then add Turmeric powder, Chili powder and Coriander powder and fry.
  5. Finally add Grated coconut and fry for some time. Keep this mix aside.
  6. Once it cools off, grind all these items in a blender and keep it aside.
  7. Again heat Oil in a pan. Add the remaining Onions and fry till it becomes golden brown in color.
  8. Then add the grounded mix and Salt. Fry this for sometime.
  9. Finally add Green peas with water and cook for sometime.

Goes well with: Chapathi or Rice.

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