Monday, April 22, 2013

Nimona with Cauliflower(peas curry)

This recipe is originally from UP (Uttar Pradesh). It usually cooked with fresh green peas can be made with frozen peas,And other spices coriander, cumin etc. Makes curry more dectable.. It tastes great with hot rice.
  •  Peas -1 cup( fresh peas or you can use frozen peas)
  •  Cauliflower-1 and 1/2 cup (cut into florets)
  •  Green chilies-2
  •  Coriander leaves-½ cup (finely chopped)
  •  Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  •  Coriander powder-1tsp
  •  Whole coriander seed-2 tsp
  •  Cumin seed-1tsp
  •  Methi seed-½ tsp
  •  Chickpea flour (besan) 2 tbsp-
  •  Pinch of hing
  •  Oil-2tbsp
Coarsely grind the peas in a grinder without water keep aside.
Make a paste of coriander leaves, coriander seed, 2 green chilies with little water.
Make a smooth batter of besan, consistency should be like dosa make sure no lumps.
Heat oil in a pan put methi seed, red chilli, 1 green chilli, hing let it splutter now add ground
Peas paste after 1 minute add cauliflower fry this on low heat for 4 to 5 minute.
Make sure the paste doesn’t stick in the pan splash some water in between keep stiring.
Now add turmeric powder and salt then add besan batter with some water.
Once it starts boiling simmer on low flame for 6 to 7 minute.
Then add coriander, cumin, and green Chilli paste and give it a boil it will be ready in 4 to 5 minutes.
The aroma and taste is so amazing.
Enjoy with rice and chapatti!!!
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