Bhajanichi Vatana Amti Recipe - Spicy green peas curry.

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Main Ingredients : Fresh green peas, Coconut

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Bhajanichi Vatana Amti

Bhajanichi Vatana Amti Recipe - how to make Bhajanichi Vatana Amti


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Fresh green peas shelled1 cup

  • Coconut scraped1 cup

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Kokum petals 3

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cloves 4

  • Black peppercorns 4

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut scraped1 cup

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 4-5 cloves

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes chopped2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped2 tablespoons


Step 1

Coarsely grind peas. Chop one onion and slice the other. Soak kokum petals in one cup of water. Heat one tablespoon of oil in a pan, add ground peas and sauté for three to four minutes. Keep aside.

Step 2

Heat one more tablespoon of oil, add cloves, black peppercorns, coriander seeds and sauté for two minutes. Add sliced onion and sauté till light brown, add coconut and sauté till light brown.

Step 3

Cool the mixture, add ginger and garlic and grind to fine paste with a little water. Heat the remaining oil in kadai add cumin seeds.When they change colour add chopped onion and sauté till golden brown. Add ground masala and sauté till oil leaves the masala.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder and stir well. Add tomatoes and cook till soft. Add the sautéed peas and two cups of water and cook for five minute. Add kokum water and salt and let it simmer for two to three minutes. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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