Yellow Peas – 1 cup (soaked overnight)
Potaotes – 2 (peeled and cut into cubes)
Onions – 2 sliced
Tomatoes – 2 finely chopped
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Bay leaf – 1
Cumin Seeds – 2 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 2
Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
Cloves – 3
Ginger and Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
Garam Masala – 1 tsp
Ghee/Oil – 3-4 tbsp
Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp finely chopped
Salt to taste
In a pressure cooker add water and let it come to a boil. Now add the yellow peas after draining the water, potatoes, and turmeric powder and cook for 3 whistles. Keep it aside.
In a kadai ghee/oil and once hot add the cumin seeds, bay leaf, red chillies, cinnamon, cloves and saute for a couple of minutes.
Now add the onions and ginger and garlic paste and saute till the onions become translucent.
Now add the chopped tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes become mushy.
Now add red chilli powder, and coriander powder and mix well. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
Now add the cooked peas and potatoes and salt and mix well. If required add water to adjust the consistency. Close the lid and let it cook for 5-6 minutes.
Now add garam masala and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Yummy Ghuguni (Yellow Peas Curry) is now ready!!!
Note : This is a popular Bengali /Odiya dish and can be used as a side dish or for chaat.