How to make Matar Paneer Kulcha -

Wholesome kulchas stuffed with peas and paneer.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Cottage cheese

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Breads

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Matar Paneer Kulcha

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Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Matar Paneer Kulcha Recipe

  • Green peas , boiled 1 cup

  • Cottage cheese , grated 1 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Onion , chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 cups

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies , chopped 2

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Butter as required


Step 1

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan. Put the green peas in a hand blender jar and blend coarsely.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds and onion, mix and saute lightly. When the onions soften, add green peas and mix well. Add salt and ¼ tsp red chilli powder, mix well and switch off the heat. Transfer into a bowl and cool.

Step 3

Take refined flour in a mixing bowl, add salt, baking powder, milk and 2 tbsps oil and mix well. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and rest the dough for ½ hour.

Step 4

Divide into equal large lemon sized portions.

Step 5

Add cottage cheese and chaat masala to the peas. Then add green chillies and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 6

Pat each dough ball into a round disc, place some of the pea-cheese mixture in the centre, gather the edges and seal. Rest for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Apply a little oil on each, and pat with finger tips a little then rollout a bit thickly.

Step 8

Heat a non-stick tawa and put each kulcha on it. (You can also cook in a preheated oven at 200° C for 10 minutes.)

Step 9

When the underside is done, turn it over, cover and cook till done. Apply some butter on each kulcha and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.