Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Green pidgeon peas and potato curry.

Green pidgeon peas (fresh green tuver) and potato curry- Fresh green pidgeon peas cooked with potatoes in a spicy and rich gravy. Delicious served with gujarati theplas.


1 cup fresh green pidgeon peas (green tuver)
2 medium potatoes peeled and diced.
1 teaspoon garlic paste.
1 teaspoon salt.
1 teaspoon chilli powder.
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder.
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder.
1 teaspoon turmeric .
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds.
2 tablespons olive oil
2 medium tomatoes chopped and blended to smooth puree.
1 teaspoon tomato puree.

1. Heat the oil in a pan when hot add the mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
2. Add the garlic paste and saute till rawness goes.Add the blended tomatoes and tomato puree.
3. Add the salt, chiili powder, turmeric, coriander and cumin powders and cook till tomatoes start to separate from oil.
4. Add the fresh pidgeon peas and potatoes and add 1 cup water.
5. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes and pidgeon peas are tender and cooked. Add more water if required. This curry should have a thick gravy.
6. Check that both the potatoes and pidgeon peas are well cooked ,once they are ready,transfer curry to a serving dish.

Serve with methi theplas or rotis.
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  1. Beautiful click.. Love the dish, looks soo yummy and scrumptious.

  2. uhu...lovely comco with mehti the yellow potato curry wit peas...yum

  3. We get fresh tuvar in our native and I love them cooked along with the pods intact with a bit of salt. Never knew they can be prepared like this. Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

  4. Spicy and yummy dish..nice presentation..Methi theplas sounds to me..must try this combo.

  5. Hey Nayna,
    Lilva and potato curry looks delicious..I never made it..make Lilva and brinjal curry...yours looks nice and tempting!

  6. Green peas and potato curry..Love it with parathas ..They make a yummy combination together....

    Kairali sisters

  7. looks so yummy! nice presentation too.

  8. WOW...that sabzi bowl looks so tempting...delicious....nice pics!

  9. Very interesting and healthy curry...must have tasted delicious with the rotis :)

  10. Curry looks sooooo tempting dear! I feel really hungry now! ;)

  11. Looks Delicious and inviting..

  12. perfect with theplas i guess...

  13. Alluring combination dear....Nicely presented too.
    Hamaree Rasoi

  14. Oh! thats a really tempting one. love to have with roti and rice too. love it.

  15. wow the green pigeon and potato curry looks so combo with any roti the plater looks awesome..looks so tasty and spicy..

  16. Nayna,

    Nice simple delicious curry. Always adding potatoes makes beans more tasty.

  17. Wow know i know what to do with the Lilva we find t Indian Stores.

  18. nevr had this green tuvar in the dish.

  19. Potatoes and peas curry, simply love it...yummy combo...

  20. Awesome spread that is.... forever a favorite, I guess..... Indian Bread with this gravy, is so yummy!!!!


  21. Delicious curry..I would love to have it with rotis..

  22. Dear Nayana
    How are you?
    I like this dish and the combo of spices.
    But dont know if I can get Green Tuar dal in Delhi...the dal will make all the difference in taste between other dals.
    Have a nice day

  23. healthy one...spicy also...good with chappathi....

  24. Omg, my favourite combo, its has been a long i prepared them..Curry makes me hungry..

  25. very it......!

  26. this looks good. never used green tuvar. need to try it sometime :)

  27. this is absolutely delicious! very attractive presentation too.

  28. Looks delicious and a very nice combo.

  29. Delicious and a simple curry. Lovely click as well.

  30. Would be just perfect with roti, love the combo and the click, seems delicious ...

  31. Hey I made that for dinner last night... Great Minds Think Alike :)...

    Looks better than mine.. I forgot to take pictures as it was getting late.. may be next time..

  32. Beautiful pic, looks healthy and yummy...

  33. Classy combo and a perfect side dish for parathas...

  34. Beautiful Pictures...Dish looks yummy..

    Thanks for visiting and your valuable comments.

  35. That is a wonderful looking tasty bowl of Beans and Potato dish. I think I have dried Pigeon peas, must try this. Thanks for the recipe.

  36. I just picked up a few cans of pigeon peas (gandules for a Latin recipe (haven't seen them dried in my general market yet). Now I see I will have to pick up a few more to try this. : )

    Thank you, Nayna, for your great MLLA recipe!


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