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Choorha Matar Recipe

Choorha Matar is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - Poha
  • 1 cup - Green peas ( thawed if frozen )
  • 1/2 tsp - Panch phoron
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • A small piece of Ginger, grated
  • 1 large Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric, Red Chilli powder each
  • 1 - Green Chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - Oil
  • 1/2 cup - Cilantro to garnish
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala ( optional )
  • How to Make Choorha Matar:

    1. Heat oil in a pan and fry onion till they become light brown.
    2. Add in minced garlic and grated ginger and saute it for a minute on medium flame.
    3. Combine it with all the spices except garam masala and cook it covered for a minute to let it absorb the flavours.
    4. Throw in green peas and mix well, cook it covered for 4-5 minutes, stirring in between.
    5. Meanwhile, wash and drain the poha and when the peas become tender, add poha into the pan and start mixing with light hands.
    6. Keep stirring frequently until all the water is evaporated and their remains a light, fluffy texture of the poha.
    7. Turn off the flame.
    8. Garnish it with finely chopped cilantro leaves and mix them well before serving, you can also sprinkle some garam masala onto it for a special flavour. Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi


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