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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Potato-Greenpeas Masala - a MicroWave recipe

M/W Oven cooking is an easier to do Cooking compared to other(if u begin trying recipes using M/W.Oven, u will hate to cook with gas) and many don't realize that. I learned it few years back when I happened to cook without gas cylinders for a week. This recipe tasted so good that I thought to share it with u all.This Potato-Greenpeas Masala is an easy and tasty side-dish - which needs 10 mins microwave cooking-time only.This side-dish is the best combination for rice with sambar or Curd Rice or rasam or chapati. Enjoy Ur Meal!. BonAppetit!.

Potato-Greenpeas Masala ( a Microwave recipe) - Potato pieces and Greenpeas cooked with masala
2 chopped Potatoes(Peel before chopping them)
1 cup fresh greenpeas
1 finely chopped onion
1 finely chopped tomato
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp garam or curry masala or Aachi mutton masala
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp white sesame seeds-this adds fine flavour to the fry
1 tsp or salt to taste
few curry leaves
few coriander leaves
1 cup water
1 tbsp refined oil


1.Take a microwave bowl, mix all the ingredients with 1 cup water and Microwave(on high) this mixture for 9 mins.
2.Serve this Potato-Greenpeas Masala hot with rice and sambar or rasam or Curd Rice or chapati.

1.Check ur M/W manual timings.This may vary with models and the quantity of ingredients we use.
2.Potato lovers, please try this recipe. It tastes so good.U can use 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder or maze powder instead of mutton masala.Even u can try this recipe with seasoning or tempering first (M/W on high for 2 mins)with oil,onion,mustard seeds,sesame seeds, curry leaves,cumin seeds and add the other ingredients and  microwave on high for 9 mins with water.If u want the potatoes to be tender,just add 1/4 cup water again.Microwave on medium for 5 mins.

Submitting this post to 'Cooking with Seeds - Peas Event hosted by Priya of Priya's Easy and Tasty Recipes
and 'Microwave Easy Cooking' Event hosted by Kavi of  Edible Entertainment and Srivalli's


Sushma Mallya said...

Lovely recipe, looks delicious!

Sangeetha M said...

Wow...I love this classic combo n this masala looks so good n tempting...quick recipe too...thanks for sharing the MW version :)

Julie said...

delicious masala..yummy!!microwave makes it easier too..
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Amina Creations said...

delicious recipe... easy to cook..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious and tempting recipe...

Reva said...

Yummy yum dish.. lOvely with a couple of rotis or just plain curd rice..:)

Suja Manoj said...

Love this combo so much..delicious and yummy

Aarthi said...

lovely masala

Faseela said...

Luks so delicious

Saru Singhal said...

Love the spicy and yummy colors of the dish. Thanks for sharing!

Kavi said...

Thanks so much for linking your entry to my MEC event! :)

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