Monday, March 28, 2016

Ghugni | Dry Green/Yellow Peas Curry | Kolkata Snacks | Oil Free Recipe

Its too late today to share with you one more chaat special from Kolkata. It is very special evening snack which is available in each market place as a street food. Trust me I am very much of this snack. Whenever I go to Kolkata , its a having chaat in my snacks list. So usually I prepare it at home too. So thought why not sharing with you also as this peas are available in everywhere . May be you are preparing it in some other ways. So try out my recipe once ... and I bet you will love it for sure !

Now come to the point of nutrition values. It is full of nutritional benefits like its a good source balance diet as for example it is good fiber enriched. And a combination of Protein, Folate, Vitamin-B1,Copper and Phosphorus too. Last but not the least my recipe is completely oil less . But still it tastes mouthwatering ! How ? If you want to know then You must try this One .

Ghugni | Yellow peas curry | Oil Free Recipe

Serves : 2
Cooking Time : 10 mins

Ingredients :

2 Cups Dry Green/ Yellow Peas (soaked overnight)
4 Cups water
2 tbsp Chopped Coconut (thin sliced)
2 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped
2 Green Chili chopped
2 tbsp Tamarind Pulp (boiled in water)
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
2 edges Lemon
1 Medium sized Onion chopped
Salt to taste

How to Cook :

Put one 2 ltr. Pressure Cooker on the gas stove.
Now add soaked peas with turmeric powder , salt and 3 Cups water to it.
Close the pressure cooker lid and wait for 4 whistles and switch off the stove.
Let the pressure to release .
Now again open the pressure cooker and switch on the gas.
Add 1 cup warm water .
Add tamarind juice and 1 tsp roasted cumin powder .
Mix well and adjust the salt.
Let it boil for 4-5 mins.
Switch of the gas stove.

Here serving style is the key factor.Before serving you should maintain the chaat style.

Serve ghugni in two plates or bowls.
Add some chopped onion, coriander leaves, chopped coconut, green chili.
Add little lemon juice.
Sprinkle some roasted cumin powder and Serve immediately.

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