Bhatora Curry is delicious and can be taken as a side dish for plain rice or along with flatbreads like chapati, pav, butter nan or even roti.
Spicy Yummy Bhatora Curry
Bhatora Gravy Curry is popular in the northern region of India and is consumed on a weekly basis frequently. The spicy ingredients along with the yellow peas blend well and give a perfect yummy taste.
1 Tsp of Roasted Gram/Dal
1 Tsp of Coriander Seeds
2-3 Pieces of Elachi
Small Piece of Cinnamon
1 Tsp of Poppy Seeds
1 Tsp of Cumin Seeds
2 Tsp of Coconut Powder
Single Strand of Mace
2 Cups of Yellow Peas
3 Medium Sized Onions
1 Large Tomato
- Lemon Sized Tamarind
- Small Piece of Jaggery
- 1 Tsp of Red Chilli Powder
- Salt To Taste
- ¼ Tsp of Turmeric Powder
- 3 Tsp of Oil
- ½ Bunch of Coriander Leaves
Clean and soak yellow peas for 3-4 hours. Boil them with a little warm salted water.
Strain the water and keep it aside after some time.
Soak the tamarind for 15-20 minutes. Chop onions and tomato into small slices.
Grind all the Masala ingredients, roasted gram, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, elachi, Cinnamon, poppy seeds, coconut powder, mace, 1 onion slices into paste and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add the onion slices and fry them.
After few minutes add the tomato slices and squeezed tamarind juice. Leave the mixture for 3 minutes.
Add the boiled yellow peas and masala paste. Mix the curry well and leave it.
After 5-7 minutes add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and Jaggery.
Later put off the flame and take the curry into another bowl.
Garnish the curry with coriander leaves and serve it with plain rice, chapati, roti, pulka or naan.
• Green chillies can be added by reducing red chilli powder quantity.
• Don’t add more tamarind juice as the curry may become sour.
• Add butter to make the curry more delicious.
• Squeeze lemon juice in the curry before serving.