Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Brown Cow Peas Curry(Kirale Bagade ambat)

Here is the procedure for getting the peas ready for the dish.

Soak the peas in water .Next day drain the water and tie the peas in cloth and keep it overnite ,next day you can see the sprouts started coming. Take a bowl with the sprouts and remove the skin slowly without breaking the sprouts.In this there will be some peas which would not have sprouted discard them.
At the end there will be two heaps one is the bagado,which is ready to use.

The second is the skin of bagado,discard them.

1 Cup bagado
3-4 redchillies
1 cup grated coconut
5-10 cashews
1 cup chopped onions

Cook the bagado in the pressure without adding the whistle.By adding the whistle the peas get smashed.After cooking bagado,soak the cashews in water and pressure cook it for 2 whistles.Grind the masala with redchillies,gratedcoconut and tamarind into a fine paste.Add the ground masala to the bagado and bring to a boil ,also add the cashews at the same time.
Heat oil in a pan add the chopped onions and fry until they turn brownish.Add this to the dish and serve hot with rice.

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