Green Peas (Chonya) Ross




2 Cups Dried Green Peas soaked overnight

Green Peas soaked

1 Cup Fresh Grated Coconut

1 Lrg Onion chopped

5 Garlic Cloves

1 Inch Ginger

3 Green Chillies

1 Sprig Curry leaves

1 Tsp Tumeric pwd

1 Tsp Mustard seeds

4 Tsp Garam Masala pwd

3 Tbs Oil

Salt as per taste



Heat 1 Tbs Oil in a pan and roast the Onions, Ginger, Garlic, Green chillies and Coconut till the whole mixture turns light brown as shown in pic. Keep aside to cool down.

Roast mixture

Once the Roasted mixture is cool, put it in a mixer bowl to grind.

Roast mixture ready to grind

Add little Water and grind to a fine paste

Ground paste

In a Cooker heat the remaining 2 Tbs Oil, add the Mustard seeds, Once they begin to splatter add the Curry leaves .

Mustard seeds /Curry leaves fry

Now add the Ground paste, Tumeric pwd and Garam masala pwd.

Ground paste /Tumeric and Garam masala pwd

Add Water in the mixer bowl for later use

Water added to mixer bowl

Fry the Ground paste mixture for a minute.

Ground paste mix being fried

Now add the soaked Peas and give it a good stir and fry for another minute.

Soaked Peas added

Add the Water from the mixer bowl and Salt as per your taste.

Water from mixer bowl added

Cover the lid of the cooker and cook for 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and once cooled down open the lid and check for salt.

P.N. The number of whistles may differ as per your cooker.

Serve with Kadak Pao or Chapatis.

Chonya Ross ready to serve

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