Hot Peas Chutney

Thanks to Rajashree for sharing her recipe for her delicious, Hot Pea Chutney.

Delicious and something to remember for #meatfreemonday


  • Oil (enough to cover base of pot) or as desired
  • 1 Large onion sliced
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Bay Leaf
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic (chopped)
  • 2 tsps Kashmiri Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp each of Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder and Turmeric Powder
  • 6 large tomatoes finely chopped
  • 4 green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • Frozen peas (quantity as desired, steamed for 6 mins)
  • 1/4 tsp sugar


  1. Heat oil, add onion, cinnamon sticks and bay leaves
  2. Once onions start browning and is translucent add garlic, salt, sugar, all the ground spices, chopped tomatoes and green chillies.
  3. Stir well and let it cook on low for 20 – 25 mins, add peas and cook on low for further 15 mins until peas are soft.
  4. Serve with starch of choice

Keywords: peas, durban curry