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Matar Ki Ghugni served in 4 small black bowls.
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5 from 3 votes

Hare Matar ki Ghugni

Hare Matar ki Ghugni is delicious quick North Indian snack of fresh green peas tossed with or without potatoes, tempered with basic spices and seasonings. This lip smacking UP style peas recipe is ready under 20 minutes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 171kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz


  • 2 cups Green Peas shelled
  • cup Potatoes cubed (1 ½ centimeter sized)
  • 4 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2-3 Green chilies finely chopped or crushed
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds cumin seeds
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • Lemon juice
  • 2-3 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • In a kadhai or heavy bottom pan, heat oil until smoky.
  • Then, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle.
  • Add crushed garlic and crushed green chilies. Fry for few seconds until aromatic. Do not burn.
  • Now, add potatoes and sauté on high for minute or two
  • Add green peas (Matar) and sauté both together for a minute. Now add salt and mix.
  • Cover and cook on low for 10 minutes or until potatoes and peas are done well.
  • Add freshly cracked pepper and mix.
  • Matar Ghugni is ready to serve
  • Sprinkle lemon juice and garnish chopped coriander leaves
  • Enjoy it as a snack or with pooris. You can also relish it along with Dal and Rice


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 469mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 40.1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3.6mg