How to make Matar Ke Nimone -

Urad dal dumplings in peas and potato gravy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Madhya Pradesh

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Matar Ke Nimone checkout Matar Mushroom, Chonkha Matar, Green Peas And Potato Curry, Matar Aur Mangodi Ki Sabzi . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Chane Jaiselmer Ke Masoor and Coconut Curry Bharwan Karela Swadisht Karele

Matar Ke Nimone

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Matar Ke Nimone Recipe

  • Green peas 2 cups

  • Potatoes 2 medium

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Ginger 1/2 inch piece

  • Cloves 6-7

  • Green cardamoms 6-7

  • Black peppercorns 8-9

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Urad dal wadi 1/2 large

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Wash and drain green peas. Grind to a paste. Peel, wash and cut potatoes into half-inch sized cubes. Wash and finely chop tomatoes. Clean, wash and finely chop coriander leaves. Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies. Peel, wash and roughly chop ginger.

Step 2

Grind green chillies, ginger with cloves, cardamoms and peppercorns. Heat oil in a pan. Break urad dal wadi and add. Fry till golden brown. Drain and keep aside. Add cumin seeds and bay leaves to the same oil. As cumin seeds begin to change colour, stir in ground masala.

Step 3

Add tomatoes and ground green peas paste. Stir and cook for three to four minutes. Add potatoes, wadi, salt to taste and four to five cups of water. Let it come to a boil. Pressure cook till done. Stir in amchur. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with boiled rice.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.