Chopps peas curry

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I love this curry, it’s actually a non veg curry made with mutton, but for us vegetarians it can be made with peas, potatoes and kidney beans. I have been away from the blog world , I was busy packing, going to doctors for last minute checkups, temples, last minute shopping and I am finally here in the US from a week and ok settled need so more time to fully set here, anyways here goes my recipe

Basic Information:
Preparation Time: 10 minutes.
Idle Time: NIL
Cooking Time: 30
Makes: 4 to 6 servings


1 cup fresh peas or thawed peas

1 or 2 potato depending on the size

1/4th cup kidney beans (Optional)

1 small onion finely chopped

1 small tomato finely chopped

½ tsp turmeric

1 tsp Dhaniya powder

1 tsp garam masala

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp vegetable oil

For grinding you will need

¼ cup fresh coconut

5 to 6 green chillies

2 to 3 small pods of garlic

1 inch ginger

2 tsp whole pepper

1 cup coriander

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How to make

In a pan, add oil once the oil heats up add finely chopped onion, tomato and turmeric. Once the onion becomes translucent add chopped potato and let it cook. Then grind the ingredients for grinding in to smooth paste and add to the pan and let it cook for some time. Then add the daniya powder and add the salt, once the potato is 3/4th cook add the peas and kidney beans and let it cook for 15 minutes and finally add the garam masala before switching off the stove and its ready to serve with hot chapattis or with just plain rice.


I have linked some other sites which have the recipes of daniya and garam masala power, my amma makes these at home , will surely put up our version of the above powders soon.

Chilles and pepper can be altered according to your taste.



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