Green Peas Sir Fry/Thoran

greenpeas thoran

This is a simple stir fry recipe with green peas. Fresh peas are used for this. Usually we will make curry, masala type of curries with peas, so this could be a new recipe for some of you.


  • Fresh Green Peas – 1 cup
  • Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Cumin Seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Chilly Powder –  1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
  • Dry Red Chilly – 2
  • Shallots/small onion –  4


  1. Remove peas from its shell and clean them properly. Add these peas in boiling water along with salt.Cook till done and strain the water.
  2. Grind coconut, green chilly, 2 shallots, 1/2 sprig of curry leaves, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt along with little water.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai and splutter dry red chilly and curry leaves. Now add 2 sliced small onion and saute. Then add the coconut mix to this and saute for 5 minutes in low flame .
  4. Finally add cooked green peas to this and mix well with the coconut.Adjust the salt and stir for another five minutes in low flame.

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