How to make Baked Matar Ghugra -

Ghugra, also known as gujiya in the North, is generally a deep-fried sweet dumpling. Here we have not only turned them into a savoury but also made them healthier by baking them

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Ready-made puff pastry sheet

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Baked Matar Ghugra

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Baked Matar Ghugra Recipe

  • Green peas boiled and crushed coarsely 1 cup

  • Ready-made puff pastry sheet 200 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for greasing

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add green chillies and sauté for 30 seconds. Add green peas, mix and sauté on medium heat till the mixture is dry.

Step 2

Add garam masala powder, salt, red chilli powder, sugar and lemon juice and mix well. Transfer the mixtureonto a plate and let it cool down completely.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180°C.Grease a baking tray with a little oil.

Step 4

Cut puff pastry sheet into thick strips and roll each strip into a tight ring(like for lachcha parantha). Flatten each ring and roll out into thin disc.Place a portion of stuffingon one side, apply water on the edges, fold other side over the stuffing and press the edges to seal.Pinch the edges to make a design.

Step 5

Arrange them on the greased baking tray, keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes.

Step 6

Arrange on a serving plate and serve warm.

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.