Matar (Matra) Chaat

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Matar (Matra) Chaat

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This is a delicious snack cum main course. You can serve it as a chaat or with kulchass.

 

Cooking Time: 10 min
Preparation Time:10 min
Total Time:20 min
Servings:  4
Category: Veg

Matar (Matra) Chaat

 

Ingredients

Matar (light brown colour, look almost like chickpeas) 2 cups
Soda ½ teaspoon
Potato (boiled, peeled & chopped) 1
Onion (finely chopped) 1
Tomato (finely chopped) 1
Cucumber (peeled, chopped) 1
Radish (Grated) 1
Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon
Green chilli 2
Coriander leaves To garnish

CHAAT SPICES

Salt To taste
Red Chilli Powder ½ teaspoon
Black Salt (kala namak) ½ teaspoon
Roasted cumin powder ½ teaspoon
Gram Masala Powder ½ teaspoon
Coriander Chutney 1 tablespoon

 

Method

  1. Wash and soak matar overnight in sufficient amount of water and put a ½ teaspoon of soda in it.
  2. Pressure cook the matar for about 10 minutes. (until 2 whistles come)
  3. Serve individually taking 2 scoops of cooked matar and cover with little chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumber, green chillies, radish and potato. Sprinkle with spices to individual taste. Put a little lemon juice and chutney on top.
  4. Toss well and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves, green chilli and lemon slice.
  5. Serve hot matar chaat.

 

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Author: Khushboo Sharma

Hi am Khushboo, MTech in embedded systems and a mother to a most lovable little angel girl. I was born and raised in small town Muzaffarnagar, U.P. which is famous for its Asia's largest gud/jaggery market. I was introduced to cooking or should say the place kitchen only after my marriage, because i was never serious about cooking. But as I was raised in a food loving family so I was always curious about various local and authentic food around. Join me in my journey to explore food, my way.
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