Bharazi(Pigeon peas Curry) nu Shak

You can either use dried bharazi that you soak in water for 5 hours or overnight and boil it, or you can use frozen bharazi or canned bharazi.  You can buy the bharazi at an Indian grocery store or Iranian grocery store.


  • 2             medium onion
  • 1             medium tomato
  • 1/4          cup vegetable oil
  • 1             tsp dhana jeera(coriander & cumin powder)
  • 1/4          tsp haldi(turmeric powder)
  • 2             tsp green masala
  • 1             tsp tomato paste
  • 2             cups boiled bharazi(pigeon peas)
  • 2             cups water
  • 1             tsp salt
  • 1             tbsp chopped cilantro


  1. Peel and slice the onions and chop the tomatoes.
  2. Heat the oil, add cumin and the onions and fry till the onions are golden brown.
  3. Add the tomatoes, dhana jeera, haldi, green masala and tomato paste, stir and cook for 5 minutes.  Add the water, salt and the bharazi and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle chopped cilantro before serving.

Serve it with rice or chapatti.

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