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Pattani Kurma (Green Peas Masala)

 Published 2008-May-25   Updated 2017-May-07

- Submitted by Eliza

(Green Peas Curry, பட்டாணி குருமா, Aloo Matar)

Recipe For Pattani Kurma


  • Dried green peas -1 cup (soaked for 5 hours)
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Cloves- 3-4
  • Onion - 1 chopped
  • Tomato - 1 chopped
  • Ginger and garlic paste- 11/2 tbsp
  • Chili powder - 1 tbsp (or to taste)
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Fennel seeds (sombu) - 1/2 tbsp (powdered)
  • Coconut milk - 1/2 cup (optional)
  • Potato - 1 peeled and cubed.
  • Oil for Cooking
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Cilantro - 1 handful Chopped


  1. Pressure cook the soaked green peas with required salt and cook it for 10 min on high.
  2. Heat the kadai add oil to it.
  3. Add the cinnamon stick and the cloves, sauté it with onion until the onion becomes translucent.
  4. Add tomato together with GG paste, chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.
  5. Add the cubed potato and sauté it and cover it with a lid along with little water.
  6. When the potato is ¾ cooked add the cooked peas and let it boil for few minutes.
  7. Add the sombu (fennel) powder. 
  8. Add coconut milk and let it cook on low flame for couple minutes. Check for seasonings and add more salt if needed.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve the pattani kurma either hot or warm with Chapatti or Rice.


  • It tastes different than the frozen peas.

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Comments (6)

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My hubby loved it. Thanks for the recipe :)
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I am so glad to hear that.
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I love the taste
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Good. Enjoy :-)
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very nice... smells good.. taste is better
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 Published by on and last updated on 2017-05-07.