Shelled or Frozen Peas-3 cups
Potatoes -2 medium (peeled and cubed )
Onion-1 medium size -(finely chopped)
Garlic -6 cloves
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
Bay leaves-2 nos
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder-1
Red chilli Flakes-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder-1.5 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves-2 tsp
If you are using fresh peas,open the bean pod by pressing it ends.it will easily open up.Then open the full pod and release the peas from them.Discard the pod cover.Keep it aside.
Take a tomato blend it to a pure till smooth.
In a pressure cooker add oil ,when its hot add cumin seeds ,when they sizzle,add cinnamon,cloves,bay leaves and cardamom fry for 2 minutes.Then add onions fry till its light golden color. Add ginger-garlic paste fry for 4 minutes..Add red chilli flakes fry for a 1 minute.
Now add the potatoes and peas stir well.
Add red chilli powder,turmeric powder and garam masala powder mix well and now add tomato puree stir well.add 2 cups of water and salt to it ,Mix well. Then add coriander leaves and curry leaves mix it.
Cover the lid and cook for 2 whistles .Cool it down.
when its cook down open the lid ,if i am serving with rice i prefer this texture and when i am planning to serve it with rotis or paratha i mash 5 cubes of potatoes with the help of ladle and cook for 2-3 more minutes to achive a thicker gravy.