Matar ka Shorba | How to make Matar ka Shorba

By Naina Puthran  |  9th Jan 2016  |  
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About Matar ka Shorba Recipe

Flavorful, vibrant and wholesome are the perfect words to describe this wonderful Indian Green Peas Soup!

Matar ka Shorba, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Matar ka Shorba by Naina Puthran will definitely help you in its preparation. The Matar ka Shorba can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Matar ka Shorba is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Matar ka Shorba step by step. The detailed explanation makes Matar ka Shorba so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Matar ka Shorba can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Matar ka Shorba from BetterButter.

Matar ka Shorba

Ingredients to make Matar ka Shorba

  • 2 cups Green peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 teaspoons ghee
  • 1 medium Red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch piece ginger
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cardamom pod
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon
  • Microgreens, Sprouts or Fresh Herbs to serve
  • salt to taste

How to make Matar ka Shorba

  1. In a large pot, bring about 4 cups of water to boil. Add half teaspoon of salt and bring it to a boil again.
  2. Add the green peas into the boiling water and cook for about 5 minutes or until the peas are almost cooked. Strain and dunk into cold water immediately to cool.
  3. When they have cooled, strain and transfer to a food processor and make a puree with approximately half cup of water. You can either make a smooth puree or leave it a bit chunky like I did.
  4. Next, heat the ghee in a large saucepan. Add the cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon and bay leaves. When the spices release aroma, add in the chopped onion.
  5. While the onion is frying, make a paste of the ginger, garlic, green chilli, mint and cilantro. When the onion has browned, add the ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone.
  6. Next add the peas puree and about 1 cup water. You can add more water, as per the desired consistency.
  7. Add salt as per taste, mix well and bring it to a boil. Then let it simmer for 1 more minute.
  8. Take off the heat and serve immediately, topped with micro greens, sprouts or fresh herbs.

My Tip:

To maintain the vibrant green color of the soup, make sure not to overcook the peas!

Reviews for Matar ka Shorba (2)

nirmala shankar shankar3 years ago

Shall I add little sugar?

Shweta Srivastava3 years ago

Looks so good :D