Matar chat or ghughni

By Smita Pramanik  |  12th Feb 2016  |  
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About Matar chat or ghughni Recipe

Matar chat or ghughni is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Smita Pramanik teaches how to make Matar chat or ghughni step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Matar chat or ghughni in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Matar chat or ghughni at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Matar chat or ghughni takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Matar chat or ghughni is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Matar chat or ghughni is a good option for you. The flavour of Matar chat or ghughni is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Matar chat or ghughni and impress your family and friends.

Matar chat or ghughni

Ingredients to make Matar chat or ghughni

  • 1 cup dry yellow peas (matar)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin and coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons ginger garlic paste
  • Sev/ bhujiya as required
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • cucumber finely, chopped
  • tomato and onion, chopped
  • green chilly, finely chopped

How to make Matar chat or ghughni

  1. Wash and soak matar over night.
  2. Put the matar in a pressure cooker, you can add salt, turmeric powder,chopped onion ,tomato, ginger/ garlic paste now (else after the matar has done, u can cook like a gravy curry ).Cook on medium high heat.
  3. Matar should be soft and tender. Add all the spices to your taste. Mix the spices well to the matar gravy
  4. Add a little water if they look too dry, the gravy should be thick.
  5. garnish with some chopped onion, tomato, cucumber, corriader leaves, green chilies and 1tsp chat masala, sev,t drop of tamarind pulp and lemon on the top of the gravy and serve hot

Reviews for Matar chat or ghughni (2)

Atheesh Kesavan2 years ago


sukanya sen2 years ago

Very nice recipe. I did all things boiled together version. Instead of chat masala, I added bhaja masala.