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Matar Kulcha Masala

Matar Kulcha Masala

Add Roopaks Matar Kulcha masala to boiled peas, chanas and get the authentic taste of Kulcha Chana.

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Matar Kulcha Masala Recipe

  • For the Kulcha:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (maida)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons oil or ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as needed
  • For the Matar Masala:
  • 2 cups dried white peas (soaked overnight)
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for serving
  • Prepare Kulchas:
    • In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, yogurt, and oil/ghee.
    • Knead the mixture into a soft dough, adding water as needed. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.
    • Divide the dough into equal-sized balls and roll each ball into a small disc (kulcha).
    • Heat a tava (griddle) over medium heat and cook the kulchas on both sides until golden brown spots appear. Keep them warm.
  • Prepare Matar Masala:
    • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.
    • Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
    • Stir in ginger-garlic paste and green chilies. Sauté for a minute.
    • Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
    • Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
    • Add soaked and drained white peas. Mix well.
    • Add water to cover the peas, cover the pan, and cook until peas are tender and the mixture thickens slightly.
    • Once the peas are cooked, add garam masala and mix well. Cook for another minute.
    • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve:
    • Serve the hot Matar Kulcha Masala with lemon wedges and some chopped onions on the side.
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