Sunday, March 28, 2021

Curried Peas

Curried peas is big in flavor and is a great to have with flatbreads or any grain. The sweetness from the peas, salt, the spices from curry powder, fresh mint and cilantro - the combination is a perfect choreography of flavors. Fresh peas of the season have a great flavor and makes it a perfect side entry for any feast. This is simple to make in a few minutes on the kitchen. Shelling may take some time. Frozen peas can also be used to make it very quickly. Plus peas are loved by kids and they would definitely love eat this curry. The spice level can be adjusted with the right proportion of curry powder according to the taste palette.

There is no onion and garlic in this recipe and hence there is no hassle of chopping onions. This has a great flavor with simple ingredients and is vegan too. I am linking this for Spring Sides event in #OurFamily Table group. We share Recipes From Our Dinner Table! Join our group and share your recipes, too! While you're at it, join our Pinterest board, too!


Serves 4 - 6

Peas - 2 cups, fresh or frozen
Oil - 1tbsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Mint - 2 tbsp, chopped
Cilantro - 2 tbsp, chopped
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Curry powder - 1/2 to 1 tsp


Heat oil in a cast iron pan. Add the cumin sauté for 30 seconds. Add the peas and sauté for 1-2 minutes till tender. Add salt, turmeric, and curry powder. Sauté for 2-3 minutes and switch off the flame. Add the chopped mint and cilantro and mix.

Serve with any cooked grains, or flat breads.

Thanks, Christie for hosting this event. Recipes shared for Celebrate Spring Sides:


  1. What great flavors on these peas!

  2. That sounds delicious! I would have never thought about this on my own!

  3. Love curry (and cumin and cilantro...)! This would sure liven up peas!

  4. I would eat these peas...and I don't care for peas! YUM

  5. Peas are my favorite veggie and I'm always looking for new ways to serve them!