How to make Matar Puri -

Dough kneaded with green pea puree, rolled into puris and deep-fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Fresh green peas puree, Whole wheat flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Matar Puri

Matar Puri Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Matar Puri Recipe

  • Fresh green peas puree 1 1/4 cups

  • Whole wheat flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespo to deep fry

  • Sabzi to serve


Step 1

Take whole wheat flour in a parat, add salt, ginger-green chilli paste and green pea puree and knead well. Add 1 tbsp oil and knead into stiff dough. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into balls. Drizzle a little oil on the worktop and roll each ball into a puri.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the puris, one at a time, and deep fry till puffed up and evenly cooked on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Arrange the puris on a serving platter and serve hot with a sabzi of your choice.

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