White Matar ki Chat | How to make White Matar ki Chat

By Hem Lata Srivastava  |  22nd Feb 2016  |  
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About White Matar ki Chat Recipe

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White Matar ki Chat is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. White Matar ki Chat by Hem Lata Srivastava has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find White Matar ki Chat at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering White Matar ki Chat takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then White Matar ki Chat is a good option for you. The flavour of White Matar ki Chat is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this White Matar ki Chat on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the White Matar ki Chat recipe on the page below.

White Matar ki Chat

Ingredients to make White Matar ki Chat

  • White matar (light brown in color, they look almost like chick peas; available in Indian grocery stores)
  • salt to taste + 1 tbsp
  • red chilly powder 1 tbsp
  • coriander leaves, finely chopped 1 cup
  • green chilly, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  • coriander seeds 2 tbsp
  • hing a pinch
  • clove 4 no
  • Roasted cumin powder 1 tbsp
  • lemon 4 nos
  • Ghee ( clarified butter) 2 tbsp
  • cornflour 1 tbsp
  • cumin 2 tbsp

How to make White Matar ki Chat

  1. Wash and soak matra in three cups of water overnight
  2. Dry roast the cumin seeds ,coriander seeds,heeng and clove separately, until they are brown and you can smell their aroma. Let them cool and grind to powder consistency.
  3. Put the matra in a pressure cooker with 2½ cups of water. Add the 1 tbsp salt Cook on medium high heat.
  4. When the pressure cooker starts to steam, turn the heat down to medium and cook eight to nine minutes more.
  5. Turn off the heat and wait until steam has stopped before opening the pressure cooker. Matra should be soft and tender.
  6. Now add cornflour in matar and make the tikkies with the help of your palms.
  7. Now arrange the tikki in a serving plate, ,sprinkle the roasted cumin powder,red chilli powder ,cumin-coriander and clove powder ,chopped chilli,chopped coriander,and lemon juice .

My Tip:

For better taste we can also add some green chutney, sonth chutney, curd and chopped onion.

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