This is famous in chennai road side stalls.
|1½ tsp||Chili powder|
|2 nos||Green chili(crushed)|
|½ tsp||Turmeric powder|
|1 tsp||Ginger & garlic paste|
|1 cup||Tomato(very finely chopped)|
|1 cup||Onion (very finely minced)|
|2 cup||Yellow peas|
|1 tsp||Besan flour|
Soak the yellow peas in water for 3-4hrs.Pressure cook until the peas are well cooked.Heat oil in a wide mouthed vessel add onion,ginger garlic paste and crushed green chilies.Fry them till the onion color changes.Now add tomatoes,salt,turmeric and chili powder.Let them cook till the tomatoes are mashed .Add the cooked peas along with water.If u feel its too thick add some more water ,stir and bring it to boil.Mix the besan flour in 1/2 cup water and pour this mixture to the boiling gravy.stir continously so that no lumps are formed.Let this boil for 5 mins.
Serve it with mint chutney,tamarind sauce ,chopped onions and coriander leaves.
While serving u can also add scrambled samosas or masal vadai as per ur liking.
I have used the maggi brand tamarind sauce.u can also use the homemade ones.