Friday, 9 August 2013


Nimona is a strictly home-fare dish from Lucknow, the capital of Avadh. Served hot with Puris its a again a comfort food during winter.

Ingredients Required:-

  • 2 cups of green peas
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 1 green chilly or more as per taste.
  • 1-2 tspn of Black pepper powder
  • 1 tspn of chaat masala
  • 1 tspn of roasted fennel and cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf ( tej patha)
  • 2 tspn of oil
  • 2 cup of water
  • Salt to taste
Procedure to make:-
  • Boil green peas in a  cup of water. Drain water and let the matar cool,before grinding it along with ginger,green chilly.
  • In a non-stick pan heat oil and add tej-patta, roasted cumin and fennel seeds.
  • Once it crackles add ground paste and saute well.
  • Add chaat masala,black pepper powder and salt to taste and mix well.
  • Add water,mix well and bring to boil on a medium flame.
Serve hot with Puris.