Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy | How to make Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy

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ByPriya Suresh
Created on 25th Sep 2015
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Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravyby Priya Suresh
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  • By Priya Suresh
    Created on 25th Sep 2015

About Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy

This gravy turned out extremely delicious and everyone at home simply enjoyed thoroughly this matar makhana with rotis for dinner.

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  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People
Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy

Ingredients to make Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy

  • 30 - Puffed lotus seeds/Foxnuts/Makhana
  • 1 cup - Green peas (frozen)
  • 2 Onions (chopped roughly)
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped roughly)
  • 1tsp - Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp - Shahjeera
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • Oil as required
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • Few coriander leaves (chopped)
  • For the paste Grind:
  • 1/2 cup - Yogurt
  • 5 Cashewnuts
  • 5 Almonds

How to make Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy

  1. Grind the ingredients given under the list to grind to a smooth and fine paste. Keep aside. Heat oil in a pan, fry the lotus seeds for few minutes until they turns crispy, keep aside.
  2. In the same pan, heat oil, butter, shahjeera, bay leaves. Meanwhile grind the onions and tomatoes to a bit coarse paste.
  3. Once the spices turns brown, add ground onion-tomato mixture, ginger garlic paste, cook for a few minutes until the raw smell goes away.
  4. Add the frozen peas, roasted lotus seeds to the cooking paste along with red chilly powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and salt. Cook for a few more minutes.
  5. Now add the ground almond-cashew paste to the pan and cook everything on simmer. Add enough water to adjust the thickness of the gravy and cook on simmer for a few minutes.
  6. Put off the stove, add the chopped coriander leaves, give a stir. Serve with hot rotis.

Reviews for Matar Makhana/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Peas Gravy (1)

Vinita Jaisinghani15 days ago
Tried it today... Its delicious... My husband never tries new things...he likes the typical flavours...but this he loved too !
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