How to make Matar ki Kadhi -

Green peas kadhi with fresh mint flavour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Green Peas (हरे मटर), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Dals and Kadhis


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Matar ki Kadhi

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Matar ki Kadhi Recipe

  • Green Peas blanched 1 cup

  • Yogurt 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves 15-20

  • A few fresh coriander sprigs

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Sour yogurt 1½ tbsps +

  • Oil 3 tbsps +

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Put most of the green peas in a mixer jar and grind coarsely. Transfer into a bowl and add 3 tbsps gram flour.

Step 2

Grind the remaining green peas, a few fresh coriander sprigs and a little water to a smooth puree.

Step 3

Chop 1 onion roughly and add to green peas-gram flour in the bowl. Add salt, carom seeds, and green chilli paste and mix well.

Step 4

Add baking soda and 1½ tbsps sour yogurt and mix well.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Make small balls of the mixture, slide into hot oil and deep fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Heat 3 tbsps oil in a pan. Slice 1 onion horizontally.

Step 7

Add fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds to the pan and saute till fragrant. Add onion and red chillies and saute.

Step 8

Whisk 2 tbsps grams flour with 1 cup sour yogurt till smooth. Add 1½ cups water and keep whisking. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt and whisk.

Step 9

Add ginger to the pan and saute till light golden. Add gram flour-yogurt mixture and cook, stirring a few times.

Step 10

Add the green peas puree and mix. Cook stirring till it boils. Reduce heat and cook stirring at regular intervals for 10-15 minutes or till the kadhi is thick.

Step 11

Add half the green pea pakode and mix.

Step 12

Pour into a serving bowl, add the remaining pakode and serve piping hot with steamed rice.

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