How to make Matar Naralachi Ussal -

Fresh green peas and coconut combined into a perfect gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green Peas (हरे मटर), Coconut (नारियल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Matar Naralachi Ussal

Matar Naralachi Ussal Recipe Card


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!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Matar Naralachi Ussal Recipe

  • Green Peas 1 1/4 cups

  • Coconut 4 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Green chillies 4

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coconut 1/2

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup


Step 1

Wash green chillies, remove stem and then chop finely. Clean coriander leaves. Wash well and chop. Peel ginger. Wash and finely chop. Scrape coconut. Extract coconut milk from half of the scraped coconut.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and let them crackle. Add curry leaves. Add green chillies and ginger. Cook for a few seconds. Add green peas and remaining scraped coconut, mix it well. Cook on low heat.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, salt, lime juice and a little water. Mix well. Continue cooking until green peas get cooked. Add coconut milk. Stir well.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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