Dhoklis are nothing but dumplings made of various flours, which add body to subzis and enhance their taste. While dhoklis are traditionally made with besan, you can also exercise your discretion and choose other flours. Fansi dhokli is one such recipe that makes smart use of dhoklis, combining them with the goodness of french beans. When making dhokli, remember to one or two dhoklis to see if they turn out soft. Then add the remaining ones.
Green Peas Curry is a delightful accompaniment that can be made in a jiffy using frozen peas, readily available spice powders, purees and pastes. The use of plain flour gives a thick consistency to the curry without having to simmer the gravy for too long. While the flavours of tomato and onion are definitely noticeable, it is the soothing flavour of cumin that dominates this curry.
You would have tried cooking the ever-popular green peas in various forms, ranging from tomato to coconut based ones. Here is a strikingly flavourful preparation of green peas cooked with a paste of peanuts and onions. While cumin seeds and coriander leaves impart a tempting aroma to this dish, a dash of lemon juice adds an irresistible tang that complements the nutty flavour very well indeed. Serve the Green Peas in Peanut Curry piping hot with rotis or puris.