Monday, November 22, 2010

Carrot Peas Masala

This post goes to the Event - Dish Name Starts With C by Akhila.

Ingredients :
Carrot : 3 medium sized (preferably red carrots)
Peas : 1/2 cup
Onion : 1 small
Tomato : 1 1/2 small
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Coriander Powder : 1 tsp
Salt : To Taste
Oil : 2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves for Garnishing

Recipe :
Cut the carrots in round circular shape. Keep aside.

Roughly cut onions and tomatoes. In a blender - add onions, tomatoes, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder. Add little water and make it into a paste.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Now add the onion and tomato paste. Cook till all water eveaporates. Add the salt. Stir well. Now add the carrots and the peas. Stir well. Cook till the oil leaves the sides. Add water for gravy as per required consistency. I like to keep it thick. Cover the pressure cooker and let 1 whistle come. Remove from flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.


  1. your carrot peas masala looks very colorful. looks delicious. its easier if you have a pressure pan right.. its just one sound and everything is done.

  2. Hey Amritha ... Its definitely easier ... Thou some recipes come out better in wok also ... But pressure pan is a boon ...