Chuara Matar

Poha cooked with fresh green peas and masalas. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Chuara Matar
Main Ingredients Pressed rice (poha), Green peas
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chuara Matar

  • 1 1/2 cups Pressed rice (poha)
  • 1/4 cup Green peas
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 2-3 Green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Cashewnuts roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Raisins
  • 2 medium Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dried mango powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 medium Potato boiled and peeled
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • as required Sev


  1. Soak poha in water for 4-5 minutes. Heat ghee in a non stick kadai. Add ginger, green chillies and sauté. Add cashewnuts, raisins and mix well. Add tomatoes and mix.
  2. Drain poha and set aside. Add turmeric powder, amchur, garam masala powder and green peas to the kadai and mix. Add salt and mix. Add poha and mix well.
  3. Cut the potato into small cubes, add to the kadai and mix well. Transfer into a serving bowl and add lemon juice. Garnish with sev and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 980
Carbohydrates 22.3
Protein 47.5
Fat 26.5
Other Fiber Iron- 33.5