Matar makhana | How to make Matar makhana

By Ruchi Chopra  |  28th Jan 2018  |  
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About Matar makhana Recipe

Green peas are a good source of vitamins, potassium,minerals ,they also help to improve our immune system so include them in your diet with this yummy curry to be served with some roti on the side.

Matar makhana, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Ruchi Chopra. Matar makhana is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Matar makhana is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Matar makhana by Ruchi Chopra is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Matar makhana.

Matar makhana

Ingredients to make Matar makhana

  • matar [green peas] 2 cup
  • Makhana(puffed lotus seed) 2 cup
  • onion 1
  • tomato 2 ,pureed
  • garlic 5-6 cloves fine chopped
  • cumin seed 1/2tsp
  • Asagotida 1 pinch
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • kasuri methi 1 tsp
  • ‎2 tsp malai/cream
  • yogart 1 tbsp
  • bay leaf 1-2
  • black pepper 4-5
  • salt to tast
  • oil

How to make Matar makhana

  1. heat oil in a kadhai and roast makhana in it till it becomes golden brown and crispy
  2. in the same pan again heat oil and add bay leaf asafotida ,cumin seed,black pepper in it
  3. add ginger ,garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes now add onion paste mix well and saute for on medium flame
  4. now add tomato puree mix well
  5. add turmeric ,red chilli and coriander powder mix well add cream and yogart
  6. Now add kasuri methi and green peas and mix well cook for 7-8minute on low flame till peas are soft
  7. now add makhana mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes now add garam masala mix well
  8. matar makhana is ready
  9. garnish with chopped coriander

Reviews for Matar makhana (1)

Ruchi Gaur10 months ago

Deliciously amazing.

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