Recipes - Peas with Povva


2 cups povva (Beaten rice)

3 tbsp. clarified butter

½ tsp. cumin seeds

½ tsp. garam masala powder

½ tsp. turmeric powder

2 tbsp. ginger finely chopped

2 green chillies finely chopped

1 cup boiled peas

8 Raisins (fried)

10 cashew nuts (roasted)

1 tsp. coriander powder

2 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves

Salt to taste



Wash povva  quickly and keep aside for half an hour. (Choose povva that is of medium thick. Very light varieties are not good for this recipe). Heat butter in a pan and add cumin seeds.  Turn the heat to medium and add ginger, chilli  along with coriander, turmeric  powders.  Fry for a few seconds.  Add peas and stir about 4-5 minutes. Reduce heat.  Add povva, salt and garam masala and mix well, keep about 5 minutes on low heat.  Add coriander leaves and remove from heat.  Garnish with fried cashews and raisins.


Editor’s Note: You may add sugar according to your taste.



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