CHICKPEA FLOUR CURRY WITH POTATOES and GREEN PEAS (BESAN CURRY)

Chickpea flour curryIMG_2225 with Potatoes and Green Peas ( Besan curry) lighter version .

  If you are bored of eating same Old potato Curry , then try this Chickpea flour curry ( Light recipe) which is simple, delicious, not expensive, time consuming and satisfy everyone in your family . Dinner in 10 Minutes .I prepared a lighter Version with Potatoes and Peas . Used very less Chickpea flour. Chickpea  flour Potato and Peas Curry is a Simple and delicious recipe served with Phulka or Plain Paratha . Adding Chickpea flour and Rice flour with Spices is an interesting twist and more like a Curry and even kids will enjoy it without a complaint. It is a simple and easy recipe to prepare when you want to cook Simple Lunch /Dinner. Chickpea flour high in Protein which helps in thickening and gives smooth Consistency for Curries. Ajwain , it is sharp in taste ,pungent in aroma and aids in digestion when Chickpea flour is used in Curries . Cumin seeds are widely used in Indian Cooking either dry roasted Powder or adding directly to warm Oil . Turmeric is a strong Colored Spice gives Color to the Curry. I used homemade Curry Powder . The Powdered spices  add both flavor and fragrance to the dish . Finished off with fresh herbs .

It is a quick and easy recipe.

Recipe for 3 People .

Preparation time: 15 Minutes ( Cook peas ,Potato and refrigerate , Chop vegetables and refrigerate . Mix flours with spices and store in a box) 

Cooking time : 10 Minutes

INGREDIENTS: IMG_22271. Potatoes – 3 ( Boiled)

2. Onion – 1 ( Medium Chopped)

3. Tomato – 1 ( Chopped)

4. Cooked Dried Green Peas – 1/2 Cup or fresh peas 

5. Chick pea flour – 1 1/2 tbsp.

6. Rice flour – 1  1/2 tbsp.

7. Salt as per taste

8. Water – 1 1/2  and Half Cup  or accordingly

9 . Oil – 1 tbsp.

10 . Green chillies – 2  or Green Chilli Paste – 1 tbsp.

11. Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp.

12 . Finely chopped Coriander Leaves  and Mint Leaves (5)

13. Curry Powder – 1/2 tbsp. ( Blend of Red chilli Powder , Coriander , Cumin Powder, Garlic and Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves ) adjust to your taste .

14. Ajwain – 1/2 tbsp. and Turmeric – 1/4 th tbsp

METHOD : IMG_2228

1. Soak 1/4 th Cup dry green peas overnight .

              Pressure Cook with 1/2 glass Water, little Salt and 3 Potatoes. Once Pressure comes down transfer Cooked Green peas with Water to a Bowl . Peel the Potato and Crumble .

2 . Heat 1 tbsp. Oil and Saute Onions with little Salt , Turmeric, Cumin seeds and Curry Leaves .

3. Mix Chickpea flour and rice flour , Ajwain , Curry Powder and Pav Bhaji Masala Powder in One and Half glass  Water without lumps.

4. Once Onions are brown add Chopped tomatoes . Cook for Couple of Minutes .

5 Add cooked Green peas  with Water , Crumbled Potato and Chickpea flour Water . Mix well and cook for 7 Minutes . Stir in between to avoid burning.

                               After 7 Minutes Switch off the Stove and add Chopped Green Chillies  and Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves . Check for Salt and adjust .

SERVE with Phulka or Plain Paratha IMG_2226

 

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