Snow Peas Stir Fry

27 Jul

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Snow Peas Stir Fry.

Cumin seeds and garlic is cooked in oil. Snow peas are then added to the garlic oil along with diced potato. Potato and snow peas are cooked and seasoned with spices. Serve snow peas stir fry with steamed rice.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Snow Peas Stir Fry.

Ingredients:

Snow Peas 2 Cups
Potato 1 Large
Garlic 1 Clove
Sesame Seeds 1 Tbsp
Lemon Juice 1 tsp
Black Pepper Powder to Taste
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Salt to Taste
Oil 1 Tbsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and lightly mash the garlic clove.
Wash and dice the potato into small chunks.
Wash, remove ends and slice the snow peas at an angle.

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds.
When cumin seeds change color, add garlic clove.
Cook for few seconds, add the chopped potato.
Cook covered for a minute to let the potato soften a bit.
Stir in snow peas and stir fry for couple of minutes for snow peas to cook but still holding a light crunch.
Once cooked, stir in sesame seeds, black pepper powder and salt.
Remove the pan from heat and stir in lemon juice.
Serve snow peas stir fry with steamed rice.
Notes: Make sure snow peas are cooked well.

Suggestions: If potato is not cooked well, make sure to cook covered on low flame till done.
Variations: Check other recipes here.
Other Names: Snow Peas Stir Fry.

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2 Responses to “Snow Peas Stir Fry”

  1. vijaya murthi July 28, 2011 at 9:14 pm #

    What are snow peas ? Is it ‘chapparada avarekai ” in Kannada ? It looks like that in the picture.
    Thanks !

  2. hemalatha July 29, 2011 at 12:26 am #

    what is the local name / Indian name of snow peas?

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