Matar Paneer Kulcha Recipe - Wholesome kulchas stuffed with peas and paneer

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : green peas(हरे मटर), grated cottage cheese (paneer)(ग्रेटेड/कसा हुआ पनीर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snack

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Matar Paneer Kulcha

Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

For more recipes related to Matar Paneer Kulcha checkout Matar ke Samose , Matar Paneer ki Tikki , Matar Paneer Samosa , Matar Paneer Burger . You can also find more Snack recipes like Leftover Chana Chawal Burger, Tri Coloured Dhokla, jain misal, Murgh Makhani Quesadillas. Or try out these recipes from Fusion Cuisine like Baked Vanilla Yogurt, Savoury Bread Baskets, Perfect Yogurt, Semiya Paneer Upma.

Matar Paneer Kulcha Recipe - How to make Matar Paneer Kulcha


Prep Time : 15-20 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • green peas boiled1 cup

  • grated cottage cheese (paneer) 1 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • cumin seeds ½ teaspoon

  • medium onion chopped1

  • Salt to taste

  • red chilli powder ¼ teaspoon

  • refined flour (maida) 3 cups

  • baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • milk 1 cup

  • chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • green chilli chopped2

  • garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Butter as required


Step 1

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan. Put the green peas in a hand blender and grind coarsely.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds to the pan along with onion and saute lightly. Add green peas and mix well. Add salt and ¼ tsp red chilli powder, mix and switch off the heat. Transfer into a bowl and cool.

Step 3

Place refined flour in another bowl, add salt, baking powder, milk, 2 tbsps oil and knead into a soft dough with enough water. Rest the dough for ½ hour. Divide into equal lemon sized portions.

Step 4

Add cottage cheese and chaat masala to the peas. Then add green chillies and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 5

Pat each dough ball into a round disc, place some of the pea-cheese mixture in the centre, gather the edges and seal. Rest for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Apply a little oil on each, and pat with finger tips a little then rollout a bit thickly.

Step 7

Heat a non-stick tawa, cook each kulcha. (You can also cook in a preheated oven at 200° C for 10 minutes.)

Step 8

When the underside is done, turn it over, cover and cook till done. Apply some butter on each kulcha and serve hot.

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