Peas as a Side Dish Recipe

This peas as a side dish is a tasty addition with a touch of the Indian spice to add to any meal. It is simple to make too.

This green pea dish is easy and simple to make.  The main ingredient is peas of course.  Green peas are low in fat but high in everything else. Many people think green peas are just a poor man’s meat or a cheap restaurant side-dish that puts ‘green’ on your plate. However, peas are really little powerhouses of nutrition that are a boon for your health and the whole planet. Green peas are an amazing source of plant-based protein which helps keep you feeling full longer while also helping to reduce your appetite and ward off those cravings which makes them excellent for weight loss. Peas also have a low glycemic index, as they are filled with fiber and protein this makes them a great food to help with managing blood sugar levels, lowering cholesterol. and make them heart healthy.   Learn all about the 10 Health Benefits of Peas.

And onions we add them to our meals even though we get teary from them.  Onions are high in protective phytonutrients, vitamins, and unique anti-inflammatory nutrients.  Also, they are low in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol.  Being so high in nutrients makes them ideal for weight loss and maintaining optimum health.

To get the most health benefits from Garlic, let it sit for a minimum of 5 minutes, after cutting and before eating or cooking.  Waiting for 5 – 10 minutes allows the health-promoting allicin to form.  If you do not let it sit, allicin is never formed, so it is worth the wait. Add some garlic to your soups, stews, and salad dressing recipes to lower high cholesterol.  Sometimes it is easier to use some Organic Freeze Dried Garlic  so no chopping and peeling.

Mushrooms are more than a delicious addition to your meal, they are full of health benefits too.  There are over 140 thousand types of mushroom-forming fungi. Whether it is a small button mushroom or a large brown one, it is a wonderful superfood to be added to make meal extra tasty.

Almond oil has a high smoke point making it great for stir-frying and sautéing. It is good for High Heat Up To 460F.  What I like about it is that it has a light, clean flavor that does not alter the taste of the foods I am using it to cook with.

Turmeric’s combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects explains why many people with joint disease find relief from arthritis when they use the spice regularly. Learn about the Turmeric Health Benefits – The REAL Spice of Life.

Himalayan Salt is actually good for you! 100% NATURAL PINK & CERTIFIED: Sherpa Pink Himalayan Salt is is Kosher Certified, Non-GMO, and does not contain any MSG, Soy, Gluten, Dairy, or anti-caking agents.  A little bit of salt makes the flavour of the peas really pop in this dish.


2 tablespoons almond oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups fresh or frozen green peas
6 mushrooms, sliced
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp coriander
1/4 tsp turmeric
Salt to taste
3 Tbsp water


  1. Chop the onion.
  2. Mince the garlic.
  3. Slice the mushrooms.
  4. Heat the almond oil in a skillet over medium heat. For sautéing use Refined Almond Oil for its high smoke point.
  5. Sauté the mushrooms and onions till golden.
  6. Add the garlic and stir fry for a few more minutes.
  7. Mix in the water, spices and salt.
  8. Add the green peas.
  9. Cover and cook until the peas are tender, about 10 minutes.
  10. Serve with your main course.


More Delicious Pea Recipes

 Easy Peasy Green Pea Soup Is Especially Delicious  – This green pea soup really is yummy and it is a super easy soup to make. Hearing me say that frozen peas taste good is amazing; as I don’t even like to eat frozen peas. But this creamy green pea soup is really delicious and within a week I had it twice! What I think is the difference is that this is the first time I had organic frozen peas and I am sure they taste better. The other thing about this soup is that it is surprisingly hardy and very filling.

Chinese Vegetables: Here is my version of delicious Chinese vegetables which are vegan and gluten-free.  This is a great dish to serve on the Chinese New Year or any day! I especially like the Chinese broccoli which is called gai lan which I get from a Chinese supermarket.  Although I have been finding it in some other supermarkets.

Steamed Vegetables: Did you know that broccoli was developed in Italy and is well known and one of the major anti-cancer foods.  These healthy vegetables are easy to make.

Easy Creamy Peas: Many people think green peas are just a poor man’s meat or a cheap restaurant side-dish that puts ‘green’ on your plate. However, peas are really little powerhouses of nutrition that are a boon for your health and the whole planet.

 Fresh Quick Pea Soup Recipe: – How about a quick peas soup for lunch? Yes, this is a very quick, delicious soup that is nutritious too. All of the ingredients in this soup are healthy. Another quick recipe for a bowl of light pea soup.  Get all of the health benefits of this tasty powerfood.

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