Green peas is a magical winter vegetable. They are soft tender and luscious and can be consumed raw and cooked. They are a versatile ingredient and used to prepare all types of dishes starting from appetizers to main course and desserts. Even the empty pea pods can be used to make delicious soups and fritters and packed with nutritional benefits. In this post I am sharing 10 amazing recipes of green peas from my blog which includes vegetarian , vegan as well as non vegetarian options.
10 amazing fresh green peas recipes
Cream of peas soup
This creamy soup is perfect as an appetizer on a chilly winter night .Green peas are high in protein and keep your body warm during the cold season. They also work as antioxidants in detoxifying your body. I prefer to make this soup with fresh green peas and not the canned or frozen ones.Check out this recipe
Pea peel fritters
These are crispy fritters made from an unusual ingredient peels of green peas.Check out this recipe
Green peas sandwich
Green peas are popular food during Winter season Because of their attractive color ,sweet taste and starchy texture. Besides being full of antioxidants green peas contain phytonutrients which can serve as a protection against stomach cancer. This is a very interesting filling which is generally used traditionally for stuffing flat breads but in this recipe the same filling can be used to make sandwich. This is a perfect fusion of the traditional Indian and a popular English breakfast.Check out this recipe
Stuffed peas paratha
Green Peas are among the most easily digestible beans, and are thus an important source of protein for vegetarians. It is rich in carotenoids and in antioxidants. It has healing properties also. In winter tender fresh peas are available in abundance and you can use them in variety of ways .Preparing a recipe with green peas is also enjoyable for me as I involve my daughter in shelling them. This recipe prepares 4 to 5 stuffed Indian bread which you can enjoy with fresh curd or any dips of your choice. In case ajwain( carom seeds) is not available you can use thyme which also smells the same as both contains thymol.Check out this recipe
This is very popular breakfast recipe among the people of East India mainly Bengal.These small rolled stuffed wheat breads can be deep fied in oil ,vanaspati(hydrogenated oil)or ghee.We eat these with a side dish made of Channa dal or a curry made of potatoes.I made these recently during Navratri for my young little guests(friends of my daughter) who came to our house in the morning of Mahastami(8th day of Navratri) and they all ate with relish.Hope you all enjoy cooing and having it too.Check out this recipe
Kadai matar | Green peas masala curry
This is a Indian spicy vegetarian recipe which can be prepared when seasonal green peas when they are available in abundance.Many of my neighbors buy green peas in a bulk ,shell it and store it in the freezer in big containers so that they can use it when it is not in season.Fresh green peas is better than the preserved ones available in the super markets.Check out this recipe
Palak matar recipe
This is a beautiful vegetarian dish made from a combination of boiled peas and pureed spinach. IngredientCheck out this recipe
Stuffed chicken peas parcels
This is a good way to use any left over peas puree or use this seasonal super food in an innovative way.The peas are boiled and mashed with garlic and used for stuffing the chicken breasts.The breasts are then steamed to form dumplings which are simmered in the peas sauce to form a delicacy.The recipe uses minimum oil and is healthy and nutritious besides its finger licking taste.Check out this recipe
Scrambled chicken with green peas
Scrambled chicken also makes a quick and healthy delicacy in few minutes. With just a few ingredients, its a quick recipe that kids and adults will love.Check out this recipe
An awesome collection of peas recipes and some are so different like the pea shell fritters. Fantastic way to use tender pea pods.
These are delicious ways of using green peas. I specifically liked the green pea shell fitters what an innovative way to use tender green peas pods.
Yes they taste great. Thank you Archana
Such a delicious collection! I can’t decide a favourite, really! But the pea pod fritters are new for me and I think a brilliant idea!