Whole Yellow Peas Curry Recipe

Whole yellow peas curry is a delicious and nutritious dish made with whole yellow peas cooked in a flavorful blend of spices. This hearty curry is packed with protein and fiber, making it a healthy choice for a vegetarian or vegan meal. The peas are simmered in a rich and aromatic gravy, resulting in a thick and creamy curry that pairs well with rice or bread. With its warm and comforting flavors, this curry is perfect for a cozy dinner or a special occasion.

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Ingredients for Whole Yellow Peas Curry Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Whole Yellow Peas, Soaked Overnight
  • 1 cup Water
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.67 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.33 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.33 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.67 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Fresh Cilantro Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Whole Yellow Peas Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the whole yellow peas in water overnight or for at least 6 hours.
  • STEP 2.Drain the soaked peas and rinse them well.
  • STEP 3.In a pressure cooker, add the soaked peas, water, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook for 4-5 whistles or until the peas are tender.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 7.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and mushy.
  • STEP 8.Add the cooked peas along with the water and mix well.
  • STEP 9.Add red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and salt. Mix everything together.
  • STEP 10.Simmer the curry for 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavors to blend together.
  • STEP 11.Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves and serve hot with rice or bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the peas overnight helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • For a creamier texture, you can blend a portion of the cooked peas before adding them back to the curry.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the whole yellow peas curry with steamed rice, naan bread, or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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393
calories per serving
18 g Fat9 g Protein56 g Carbs35 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    56g
  • Fiber
    35g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    56g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    35g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    522mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    4478mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    99mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    77mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    150mg
  • Manganese
    14mg
  • Phosphorus
    133mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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