Chura Mattar

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - thin chura (poha)
  • 2 cups - green peas
  • 1 - finely chopped potato
  • 1 - big red tomato
  • 2 - finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 tsp - chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup - finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp - fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 4 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tsp - aamchoor powder
  • 3-4 - black cardamom seeds
  • 5-6 - cloves
  • 5-6 - whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup - chopped cashewnuts
  • 1/2 cup - raisins

How to Make Chura Mattar

  • Take a pan, heat some oil and saute green chillies, ginger, cloves, black peppers, and cardamoms for a few minutes.
  • Add the potatoes, peas and spices, and cook till tender.
  • Grind the tomato and mix this with the chura.
  • Add water if needed.
  • Add salt, sugar, cashews and raisins to the prepared chura, mix it with the potato mixture and heat through (5 minutes).
  • Turn off the heat. Add amchur powder, garam masala and mix well.
  • Before serving, add a tsp of butter, a dash of lemon juice and sprinkle some coriander leaves.

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