Spicy and Tangy Pea Crescents


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`SPICY N TANGY PEA CRECENTS` can be served as a `Farsan ` for Gujarti Menu or as a `Starter` or `Evening Snacks` or with a bowl of `Soup`. They are tangy-spicy and delicious.

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Spicy and Tangy Pea Crescents recipe - How to make Spicy and Tangy Pea Crescents

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For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Blanch the greed peas in boiling water and refresh in cold water.
  2. Lightly crush the green peas.
  3. Heat oil add onion and sauté till translucent.
  4. Add ginger–garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add tomato, tamarind pulp, jaggery, pav bhaji masala, chilli powder, haldi powder, dhania-jeera powder, salt and cook till tomato are pulpy.
  6. Add the green peas and mix well.
  7. Sprinkle little water and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add mint leaves, coriander and mix well. Allow to cool.

For the covering

    For the covering
  1. Combine the wheat flour, maida, sesame seeds, salt, 2 tbsp oil and add enough water to prepare a stiff dough.
  2. Knead well and keep aside for 20-30 minutes.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Knead the dough well and divide into small balls.
  2. Roll each ball into puris , apply water on the edge , place little filling in the centre of the puris and fold in half. Press the edges to seal well.
  3. Give the impression on the edges with a fork.
  4. Deep fry in hot medium oil till light pinkish.
  5. Serve with green chutney or ketchup.

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This recipe was contributed by HARISH SAVLA on 27 Aug 2013

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