Mangauri Matar Recipe

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Mangauri Matar
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Mangauri or green gram badis are added to this pea dish, giving a slight twist to the texture and flavour

Ingredients of Mangauri Matar

  • 2 cups shelled peas
  • 1/2 cup mangauris
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1/2 cup grated tomato
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 green chillies-slit a little
  • 2 cups water

How to Make Mangauri Matar

  • 1.Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan.
  • 2.Add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  • 3.When the seeds splutter, add the ginger and saute over high heat till brown.
  • 4.Add the grated tomatoes, coriander powder, salt, garam masala and turmeric.
  • 5.Stir-fry till the fat separates.
  • 6.Add the mangauris, peas and green chillies.
  • 7.Stir a few times till the peas look a bit glossy and the mangauris darken a little.
  • 8.Add the water and bring to a boil. Cover the pan and simmer for about 10 minutes. Serve hot.