How to make Matar Ka Chaat -

A piquant chaat made with fresh green peas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fresh Green Peas (ताज़े हरे मटर), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Matar Ka Chaat

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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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Matar Ka Chaat Recipe

  • Fresh Green Peas boiled 2 cups

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 medium

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tamarind paste 3 teaspoons

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • For garnishing

  • Tamarind chutney

  • Potato salli

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add green peas, mix well and mash with a masher.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, chaat masala and salt, mix well and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Switch off the heat and transfer the pea mixture into a bowl. Add onion, tomato, tamarind paste and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer into small serving bowls, garnish with tamarind chutney and potato salli and serve.

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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.