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Mattar Karanji

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Mattar Karanji
  • Recipe Servings: 4
  • Cook Time:

Gorge on this Maharashtrian snack. Stuffed with peas and deep fried, these savory gujjiya are absolutely tempting.


  • 1 1/2 cup maida
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp oil-heated
  • Water to knead

  • Filling:
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp green chillies-chopped or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp coriander leaves-chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups green peas-shelled
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  1. Mix the maida, salt, heated oil and knead to a stiff dough.
  2. Heat oil for the filling, and add the rai. When it splutters add the green chillies, coriander, peas and salt.
  3. Saute till peas are cooked through.
  4. Roll dough into small rounds.
  5. Place filling on one half of the round, wet edges and fold over. Press to seal.
  6. Deep fry till crisp and golden and serve.
Tags: PeasSnacks