Matar ka Paratha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cups - wheat flour (atta)
  • 1-2 cups - boiled green peas
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 1 tsp - dhaniya/coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - amchur powder
  • 1 pinch - asafoetida/hing
  • Water as required
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Matar ka Paratha

  • Pre-preparation:
  • Sieve wheat flour with salt.
  • Add water in it and mix it very well.
  • Make a smooth dough.
  • Put green peas in pressure cooker and take 1 whistle.
  • Add some vegetable oil in a frying pan.
  • Add jeera, hing and coriander powder stir it.
  • Now add boiled green peas.
  • Add red chilli powder, garam masala and amchur powder.
  • Cover it and cook it for 10-15 mins on medium low heat.
  • Turn off the gas.
  • Mash the peas with the potato masher.
  • Preparation:
  • Make small rolls of dough.
  • Roll it into small chapatti.
  • Put 1.5 tsp of mashed green peas and then fold it towards centre till the edges meet.
  • Seal the edges by pressing the chapatti.
  • Now again roll it like chapatti (around 8 inches in diameter).
  • Do not apply the pressure while rolling it.
  • Pre-heat tava on high flame.
  • Put the paratha on tava and then turn it and apply some oil on paratha.
  • Repeat the same process for the other side.
  • Cook it from both the sides at med-high flame until it becomes golden brown in colour.
  • Serve it hot with green chutney/pickle or with some curry.