Matar Chaat Recipe | How to make Matar Chaat Recipe

By Jolly Homemade Recipes  |  18th Feb 2016  |  
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About Matar Chaat Recipe 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 is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Matar Chaat Recipe in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Matar Chaat Recipe by Jolly Makkar has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Matar Chaat Recipe at home without any difficulty. Matar Chaat Recipe is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Matar Chaat Recipe would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Matar Chaat Recipe this weekend. Share your Matar Chaat Recipe cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Jolly Makkar for inputs. In case you have any queries for Matar Chaat Recipe you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Jolly Makkar. You can also rate the Matar Chaat Recipe and give feedback.

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.

Reviews for Matar Chaat Recipe (2)

jyoti varangaonkar2 years ago


Vijayalakshmi Sridhar3 years ago