Green Peas Subzi

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Green peas subzi is a delicious Indian recipe which goes as a good accompaniment for rotis or chapathis or phulkas. This recipe is the dry version of the green peas subzi. You can also use fresh or frozen green peas for making this subzi. Green peas when mixed with spices makes up for a great side dish and bright green colour lights up the dish. Dried green peas – 1 and 1/2 cups
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings 4


  • Tomatoes – 2 large sized Oil – 2 tablespoons Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds or rai – 1/2 teaspoon
  • A pinch of asafoetida Ginger-garlic paste – 1 teaspoon Green chillies – 2 chopped finely Few curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon Cumin powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon Salt to taste Coriander leaves for garnishing – 2 tablespoons


  • Wash and soak the dried green peas for 6-7 hours or overnight. Next day drain the water. Add sufficient fresh water, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles or until cooked. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool down. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Then add cumin seeds and saute till they turn light brown in colour.
  • Add green chillies, chopped onion and curry leaves. Then add chopped tomatoes and mix well. Cook on a low to medium flame till the tomatoes become little soft.
  • Then add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well. Add the boiled green peas and mix well again
  • Add little water and mix. Simmer on a low flame for 4-5 minutes. Then add garam masala and mix well. Switch off the flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Delicious dried green peas subzi is ready to be served. Serve with rotis or chapathis or as an accompaniment for dal rice.


You can add little amchur powder for a tangy taste to the subzi.
Adjust the consistency as required by you.
Ensure the green peas are well cooked but not too mushy.

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