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Chonkha Matar  Recipe

Deliciously tempered green peas.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 21-25 minutes

Servings : 4

Chonkha Matar

Main Ingredients

Green peas, Cumin seeds





Level Of Cooking



  • Green peas
    2 cups
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Ginger chopped
    1 inch piece
  • Green chilli chopped
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Garam masala powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Ginger thin strips
    for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and saute till they change colour. Add ginger and green chilli and sauté till one minute.

Step 2

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder, mix well and sauté for half a minute. Add green peas and toss to mix.

Step 3

Cook till they are tender. Add salt and garam masala powder and mix well. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix well. Garnish with ginger strips and serve hot.

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