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Overhead shot of spicy Matar paratha on black plate with top paratha cut open to show the peas filling.
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Matar Paratha (Green Peas Paratha)

Matar Paratha or Green Peas Paratha is a true winter breakfast recipe of North India. A delicious stuffed flatbread of fresh peas mixed with spices, served with butter and pickle is heaven on plate. Here is to how make simple, easy and yummy Matar Paratha recipe step by step.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Vegan
Calories: 211kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz

Ingredients

For Green Peas Paratha Stuffing

  • 4 cups Green peas (Hari Matar) shelled
  • ¼ cup Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Mint leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Dill leaves finely chopped
  • 3-4 Green Chilies
  • 4-5 Garlic
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Garam masala powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Carom seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder (amchoor)
  • 2 tsp Oil or ghee (to cook peas)
  • Salt to taste

For Matar Paratha Dough

  • 4 cups Whole wheat flour (Atta)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • Oil or ghee to fry the parathas (to fry the parathas)

Instructions

how To Make Matar Paratha Recipe (Peas Paratha)

  • To begin with, first, heat oil or ghee in pan or kadhai. Add peas and sauté on high for. minute. Now, without adding water, cover and cook for few minutes until peas are cooked through and mashable. Take it off the heat and cool completely.
  • In a blender or chopper, add coriander leaves, ginger, garlic, green chillies and cumin seeds. Blend it to coarse paste.
  • Now add cooked peas in the same blender and blend to form a coarse peas mixture
  • Then transfer the mixture in to a large bowl. Add dill leaves, mint leaves, amchoor, turmeric, salt, ajwain and mix well.
  • Now, to make the dough, add whole wheat flour (atta) into the bowl along with some salt. Add water and knead it into a soft and smooth dough. Cover and allow it to rest for 15-20 minutes

To Roll The Stuffed Peas Paratha

  • Now divide the dough into balls equal to the number of peas stuffing balls. Take one dough ball, dust it with some flour. Roll it into 4 inch disc with edges bit thinner than the centre. Now, place the peas mixture ball in the centre of the disc and seal the edges to secure the stuffing within.
  • Dust the stuffed ball with flour and gently roll it into parathas.
  • Then, place the parathas on hot griddle or tawa and cook until brown spots appears. Now flip and cook on another side.
  • Apply ghee or oil and fry them until golden brown. Matar Parathas are ready to serve. Top them with butter and serve them with curd and pickle on the side.

Nutrition

Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 19.6mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2.1mg