Banarasi Nimona Recipe


Delicious Banarasi Nimona Recipe

Best & Super Healthy winter dish you will have this year. Speciality from Uttar Pradesh, Nimona – a dish made from fresh green peas. You will really enjoy this sabjee, I promise.

Preparation Method of Banarasi Nimona


  • Oil (Preferably Mustard Oil).
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (Jeera).
  • 1/4th cup coriander.
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
    a small piece of ginger.
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup potato chopped in cubes and fried a pinch of asafoetida.
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder.
  • 1 big tomato chopped.
  • 200 gm of green peas – crushed in mixie.
  • 1 cup green peas.
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala.


  • Take a pan
  • Take some oil
  • Add cumin seeds (jeera). 1/2 tsp Most important part of Nimona is a special Coriander chutney made from 1/4th cup coriander leaves,  few garlic cloves, a small piece of ginger, few green chillies  & 1/2 lemon juice – all churn in mixie to make chutney – keep it ready
    Keep a cup of fried potato cubes ready
    Cumin seeds are crackling, time to add a pinch of asafoetida and the coriander chutney we had churned earlier.
  • Saute the mixture
    Add some salt and 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • Once chutney gets cooked properly, add a cup of chopped tomatoes.
  • Cook till tomatoes get softened.
  • Now add 200 gm of crushed peas
  • Mix well, cover the lead and let get cooked for 5-10 minutes on slow flame.
  • Now add 1 cup of peas and fried potato cubes
  • Add 1 tsp garam masala.
  • Add 1 cup water
  • Again cover the lead and let nimona get cooked.
  • Nimona is ready.
  • Enjoy with rice or like a sabji… eitherways it’s an awesome dish you must have this winter.

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