This dry Curry /Subzi is a family favourite. It goes well with Roti, Poori, Dal and Rice or even with Dosa. I prefer using green chillies rather than chilly powder as green chillies make it more piquant!
- 4 medium sized potatoes
- 3 medium sized onions
- 100 gms peas
- 8 green chillies
- 1 inch piece of ginger
- Coriander leaves
- 3 tbsps oil
- 1 tsp mustard
- 1/2 tsp Jeera /Cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp Urad Dal/Black gram Dal
- Juice of half of a large Lemon
- A large pinch of Haldi /Turmeric
Pressure cook the potatoes. Deskin and slice them roughly. Slice the onions. Boil the peas with a little salt in an open pan till done. Chop the green chillies fine. Grate the ginger. Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard and after it splutters add the Urad Dal and Jeera. Toss. Drop in the onions, green chillies, ginger and salt. Roast till the onions are translucent. Add the Haldi. Toss. Add the potatoes, Peas and a glass of water. Stir. Allow to cook covered till the water is absorbed. Add lemon juice , garnish with coriander leaves and mix thoroughly .
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