Dry Green Peas - 1 cup ( soak in water for 6 to 7 hours )
Onions ( medium ) - 3 ( sliced into thin long pieces )
Tamarind - small piece
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - 2 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Garlic - 15 cloves
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tsp
Water - 3 cups
Pressure cook the green peas till 4 whistles. Then, transfer it ( green peas without draining water ) into a deep bottomed pan and add the sliced onion,tamarind and salt. Cook for 2 minutes. Then, add turrmeric powder, garam masala, red chilly powder and sugar. Again cook for 2 minutes.
In a seasoning laddle, put oil and smashed garlic. After it turns into golden brown, add it ( seasoning ) to the misal. Cook it on a low flame for 2 minutes.
Serve hot Batani misal with puris or chapatis.
Linking this recipe for CWS-Peas ( 1st Dec-31st Dec 2011 ) event @ Priya's Easy n Tasty Recipes