Jamaican Peas and Vegetable Curry Recipe

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Jamaican Peas and Vegetable CurryIngredients: 

6 cloves garlic
1 onion, chopped
1 one inch piece of ginger
1 cup water
1 tbs vegetable oil
1 tsp each, ground: cumin, coriander, saffron powder.
1 cinnamon stick 2/3 cup tinned tomatoes, crushed
1 hot pepper, seeded and chopped
1 tin pigeon peas or 1 1/2 cups cooked fresh
1 cup bodi, cut into one inch pieces
1 cup cauliflower, in segments
1 carrot, chopped 1 potato, peeled and cubed
1 bell pepper, seeded and chopped


  1. Place garlic, ginger and onion into a blender, add water and blend to a smooth paste. Heat oil in large sauté pan, add paste from blender, cook until light brown in colour.
  2. Add dried spices and cook for a further 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and hot pepper, stir well. Add peas, and fresh vegetables, stir well to combine. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  3. If needed add just a small amount of water to prevent sticking. Serve with a fresh salad and steamed rice.

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