Choorha Matar

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Total Time:
15-20 min
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry onion till they become light brown.
  • Add in minced garlic and grated ginger and saute it for a minute on medium flame.
  • Combine it with all the spices except garam masala and cook it covered for a minute to let it absorb the flavours.
  • Throw in green peas and mix well, cook it covered for 4-5 minutes, stirring in between.
  • Meanwhile, wash and drain the poha and when the peas become tender, add poha into the pan and start mixing with light hands.
  • Keep stirring frequently until all the water is evaporated and their remains a light, fluffy texture of the poha.
  • Turn off the flame.
  • 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