Pea and Potato Curry

April 01 , 2015 by: Drishty 300-400 Calorie Meals, Mains

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There are times when you just crave something from your childhood and get this urge to have it as soon as possible. Unfortunately my potato and pea curry isn’t as good as my mom’s but the good news is, it’s pretty damn close! 🙂

Potato and Pea curry is very simple, and such a super quick curry to make. You can serve it with roti, paratha or rice. I love my daal from time to time, so I usually make a full Gujarati Indian meal with daal, roti, rice and chutney.

 

Ingredients:

1 Cup New Potatoes boiled – 243 Calories

1/4 Cup of boiled green peas – 29 Calories

1 teaspoon of garlic paste – 4 Calories

1 Tablespoon of chili and ginger paste – 6 Calories

1 Tablespoon of vegetable oil – 110 Calories

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder – 8 Calories

1 teaspoon of red chili powder – 8 Calories

1 teaspoon of garam masala – 8 Calories

1 teaspoon of coriander powder – 8 Calories

1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds – 8 Calories

1 teaspoon of curry masala – 8 Calories

2 tablespoons of tomato paste – 26 Calories

1 teaspoon of stevia sugar – 0 calories

Salt to taste

Total Calories : 466 Calories (Calories per serving – 233)

1 wheat roti has 57 Calories

 

In a non-stick pan heat oil. To the oil add cumin seeds and once they start popping, ginger chili paste, add turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder and tomato paste. Stir well and add garlic paste, chili powder, stevia sugar and curry masala. Then add boiled potatoes, peas, 1 cup of water and salt to taste.

Cover the pan and the curry cook until the sauce is a bit thick. Serve with roti or paratha.

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2 Comments

  • This sounds lovely. Going to give this a go. thanks for sharing this recipe.

    Simon

    • Thanks Simon! I hope it turns out great and you enjoy it 🙂

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Bonjour, my name is Drishty Ghadia. I was born and raised in India, where in a Vegetarian household I developed my love for cooking spicy food. Then later on moving to and spending 10+ years in the US, I found myself dumbstruck and in love with the high sugar, high fructose corn syrup, high cholesterol - yet oh so addictive food. I mean have you ever gone through an entire menu of The Cheese Cake Factory?

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