Thursday, May 24, 2012

Pattani Poriyal / Green Peas Poriyal

Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves           : 2

This is a different delicious Poriyal and is easy to make with simple ingredients. Addition of Cashewnuts gives great taste. This is a popular vegetable Poriyal in Marriage function Lunch menu. I have eaten in many marriage functions in tamil nadu. I just want to give a try in my kitchen. This goes well with Sambar, Dal Rice.

Green Peas        -  1 Cup
Onion                 - 1 Big Size
Green Chillies     - 4
Curry Leaves     - 1 strand
Salt                    - To Taste
Oil                     - As Required

To Grind
Cashew nuts         - 5
Grated Coconut    - 2 tbsp
Fennel Seeds        - 3/4 tsp

  1. Pressure cook the Green Peas with 1 1/2 cups of water for 2 whistle and keep it aside. Chop the Onions and Green Chillies. Grind the items mentioned in "To Grind" Section to a dry powder. Dont add water while grinding.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and add Curry leaves. Once the aroma comes, add Onion and green chillies. Fry Onion till it becomes light brown. 
  3. Add Green Peas, Salt and stir well. Add the ground powder. Stir well till the mixture gets mixed with the peas. If Required add little water at this stage.
  4. Now the Vegetable Poriyal is ready to Serve.

Linking to the event "SYF and HWS Series - Fennel Seeds" @ Palakkad Samayal and Anu's Healthy Kitchen