Yellow Peas Masala Chaat / White Peas Masala Gravy / White Peas Masala Gravy Chaat
Beach Sundal, Beach Pattani (Peas) gravy are very popular India. We love eating hot and steaming peas masala in the breezy air. I have seen how they serve, first in a bowl, they add broken samosa and then on top of it they add this masala gravy and garnish with fresh onions, coriander leaves etc. Such a mouthwatering chaat is nutrition rich too as we are using dried peas which are rich in dietary fiber and proteins.
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam
1cupDried Yellow Peas1 cup = 250 ml
1tspRed Chili Powder
1/2tspGaram Masala Powder
For GarnishingCoriander Leaves
Wash and Soak the Dried Yellow Peas and set it aside overnight or for atleast 12 hours.
Drain the water. Add Fresh water to soak the peas along with salt and pressure cook it allowing for 5-6 whistles
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter, then add fennel seeds. To this now add chopped ginger & garlic and saute for a minute
Then add finely chopped onions and saute till the onions turn transparent. Then add chopped tomato
After adding tomato, add salt that is required for this dish along with red chii powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix everything well. Allow the tomatoes to cook till it gets mushy
Then, add cooked peas and mix well. Add 2 cups of water and stir well. Keep the flame low and allow the peas to cook in low flame for 10-12 minutes. The peas will absorb the masala and the gravy thickens a bit. We need little watery consistency for this recipe
After 10 minutes, add pepper powder, garam masala and stir well and switch off the flame. Finally garnish with coriander leaves. Just before serving, garnish with freshly chopped onions along with coriander leaves and sev
The delicious Street Side Style White Peas Masala Gravy ready to serve!
You can additionally add a teaspoon of lemon juice to enhance the taste.