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Matar Bhatura Recipe

Matar Bhatura is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 cup - Dried, white peas
  • 1 - Boiled Potato
  • 1 - Chopped Onion (small)
  • 1 - Chopped Tomato (small)
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - Jaljeera powder
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - Cooking oil
  • For garnishing-
  • Chopped Coriander leaves
  • Finely chopped Onions
  • Finely chopped Tomatoes
  • Aloo bhujiya (optional).
  • How to Make Matar Bhatura:

    1. Soak white peas overnight.
    2. Then pressure-cook them with salt and a pinch of turmeric in water.
    3. Drain most of the water leaving a little to thicken the gravy with the mashed peas.
    4. Heat oil in a pan and splutter the cumin seeds.
    5. Add the chopped onion and tomato into it and cook for 2-3 mins.
    6. Add the cooked white peas and boiled potato (roughly chopped) into it with all the spices.
    7. Mix everything well and cook it covered (with lid) for 5 mins until the peas are mushy.
    8. Transfer contents to a bowl and garnish with chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves.
    9. Serve hot with bhatura or kulcha.
    10. Recipe Courtesy: My Own Food Court.


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