Green Peas Ambti
by Tarla Dalal
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Green Peas Ambti is a classic Maharashtrian preparation of coarsely crushed peas and tomatoes. It uses a rich and spicy masala paste that is to be freshly prepared with onions, coconut and a traditional selection of spices. Serve hot with Whole Wheat Bhakri or Parathas
- Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, coconut, coriander seeds, cinnamon, cumin seeds, cloves, peppercorns and dry red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for at least 3 to 4 minutes.
- Remove from the flame and allow it to cool slightly.
- Once slightly cooled, blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste using a little water. Keep aside.
- Blend the tomatoes in mixer to a smooth pulp and keep aside.
- Heat the remaining 1 tbsp of oil in a deep kadhai, add the prepared paste and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the green peas, tomato pulp, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
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