Bataani kattu-white pea vegetable curry Recipe

Bataani kattu, also known as white pea vegetable curry, is a popular South Indian dish made with white peas and a blend of aromatic spices. This hearty and flavorful curry is a perfect accompaniment to rice or roti. The white peas are cooked until tender and then simmered in a rich and creamy coconut-based gravy. The combination of spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric adds a delicious depth of flavor to the dish. Bataani kattu is a comforting and nutritious curry that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

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Ingredients for Bataani kattu-white pea vegetable curry Recipe

  • 1/4 cup White Peas, Soaked Overnight
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 cup Coconut Milk
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Bataani Kattu-white Pea Vegetable Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the white peas overnight and then drain the water.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, add the soaked white peas, water, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook for 3-4 whistles or until the peas are tender.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and saut茅 until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and saut茅 for a minute.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  • STEP 7.Add red chili powder, coriander powder, and turmeric powder. Mix well.
  • STEP 8.Add the cooked white peas along with the water and mix everything together.
  • STEP 9.Add coconut milk and simmer the curry for 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the white peas overnight helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.
  • You can add vegetables like carrots or potatoes to make the curry more nutritious and flavorful.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover bataani kattu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve bataani kattu hot with steamed rice or roti for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
value
135
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat7 g Protein25 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    25g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    25g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    50mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    65mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    77mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    41mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    47mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    102mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp