Khoresht-e Nokhod Sabz (Green Pea Stew)

This Khoresht is very similar to Khoresht-e Loobia Sabz (Green Bean Stew), except its made with Green Peas instead. Its simple to make and is served with rice.

Khoresht e Nokhod Sabz

Khoresht e Nokhod Sabz

Ingredients (4-6 people):
1 cup Green Peas (fresh or frozen)
2 chicken breasts — cut into pieces
2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
1 medium onion –finely chopped
2 teaspoons lemon juice (optional)
1 1/2 cups water

In a pot heat up some oil and add the chopped onions. Once the onions are tender and beginning to turn golden add the chicken pieces and stir. Add turmeric, salt, and pepper to the chicken and stir. Add the green peas and stir them around a bit with the chicken then add the tomato paste, lemon juice and water. Note: if the water is not enough you may need to add a bit more.

Cover the pot and allow the Khoresht-e Nokhod Sabz to cook over medium heat for at least 45 minutes. Once the Khoresht is thickened and gives out oil it is ready.

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