Matar Chaat Recipe | How to make Matar Chaat Recipe

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ByJolly Makkar
Created on 18th Feb 2016
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  • By Jolly Makkar
    Created on 18th Feb 2016

About Matar Chaat Recipe

Matar chaat is one of the popular street food of North India specially in Delhi and Amritsar. You might see many street vendors selling matar kulcha on roadside or even outside schools and colleges.

Matar Chaat Recipe, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Matar Chaat Recipe is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Matar Chaat Recipe has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Jolly Makkar is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Matar Chaat Recipe, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Matar Chaat Recipe. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Jolly Makkar. The recipe of Matar Chaat Recipeis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Matar Chaat Recipe is 20 minute. This recipe of Matar Chaat Recipe is perfect to serve 5. Matar Chaat Recipe is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves5People
Matar Chaat Recipe

Ingredients to make Matar Chaat Recipe

  • Dry peas (matar) - 2 cups [soaked in water overnight]
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 1 medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  • For Toppings & Garnish: 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Tamarind pulp - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Cumin seeds/jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Dry mango powder/ amchoor - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder/ bhuna jeera - 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala powder - 1 tsp
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • some coriander leaves

How to make Matar Chaat Recipe

  1. Drain water from the soaked peas. Rub and wash again to discard any white skin. Put them in a pressure cooker. Add 1 1/2 cups water. Pressure cook on high heat till two whistles and reduce heat and let it cook for 15 minutes. Remove from h
  2. Strain the peas to discard any water. Remove any of those thin white skins. Leave them in the strainer. Mash the peas with the backside of a karchi.
  3. If using dry tamarind, soak in 1/4 cup of water, microwave for a minute, mash and strain to get tamarind water.
  4. To prepare the matar, heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai. Add cumin seeds. Remove from heat. Add asafoetida, salt, and all the other masala's - chat masala, roasted cumin powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder and dry mango powder.
  5. Return to heat and stir for 30 seconds. If using tamarind water, add it here.
  6. Stir and immediately pour this mixture into the cooked matar/peas or add the cooked matar to this mixture. Switch on the fire and heat through the matar for 3-4 mins.
  7. Serve matar kulcha in bowls or plates. Top with onions, tomato, coriander and chilies. Squeeze some lemon juice on top and mix lightly. Serve with kulchas or naans.

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