If you have never tried making Green Peas Stir-fry / Green Peas Poriyal / Pachai Pattani Poriyal, you really should! If I’m out of fresh vegetables to make a side-dish to pair up with rice, I turn to my trusty freezer and pick up the bag of frozen green peas.This is one of the easiest side dishes to make on any day of the week to pair it up with a lunch meal. This quick and delicious vegetable side dish adds color and nutrition to your meal. In this recipe, I have used lemon juice to add extra flavor to the dish to make it a little tangy. 


Fresh Green peas( not dried one) - 1 cup
Red chilli - 4
Pearl onion or Shallot - 10
Curry leaves - 1 leaflet
Lemon - ½
Mustard seed - 1tsp
Urad dal - 1tsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Grated coconut - 3 spoon
Salt for taste.
Coriander leaves (optional)


Pressure cook the green peas with salt for two whistles and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Once oil hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds.

Once mustard start splutter, add chopped pearl onion, curry leaves and raw red chilli.

Once the chili aroma gets started add, cooked green peas and stir it.

Add lemon juice on it and stir it. Keep heat this mix for one minute.

Add a cup of water and boil till the water evaporate completely.

Finally add chopped coriander on top of it.

Now the green peas poriyal is ready.

The recipe can be used as a snack or side dish.

Try this recipe and post your comments, suggestions.