Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Matar Ke Parathe ( Green Peas Paratha)

Ingredients - 

Peas (matar) - 1/2 kg
Garlic chopped - 5-6 cloves
Ginger grated - 1 inch
Onion chopped - 1 small
Green chillies whole - 2
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Mustard oil - 3tbsp
Refined oil for frying -

For the dough -
wheat flour - 2 bowls
salt - 1/2 tsp
Water - Enough to knead the dough

Mix all and knead a soft dough.The dough should be soft as kneaded for chapati making. Cover it with muslin cloth and keep it aside.

Method - 

1.Shell the peas and keep it aside.
2.Heat a frying pan with mustard oil in it.
3. Put cumin seeds and let it splutter, put green chillies, ginger, garlic and onions and fry until onions are brown.
4. Add turmeric, red chilli powder, garam masala, salt and saute a bit.
5. Add matar into it and stir fry for 2 minutes, sprinkle some water and let it cook till it is tender.
6. Dry grind it when it has come to room temperature.

How to proceed -
1. Take small ball size dough and roll out a small puri using a little dry wheat flour.
2. Stuff the puri with 2 spoonfull of the matar filling and close it by sealing the edges.
3. Roll it out with the help of a rolling pin, spreading some flour on the board.
4. Heat a tawa and shallow fry the paratha using oil on both the sides.
5. Make all in the same manner.
6. Serve it with masala allu and Kheer and relish it.


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