Matar ka Dulma Recipe

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Matar ka Dulma
  • Chef: Vibha Shastri
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Peas cooked in a thick lentil paste tempered with spices.

Ingredients of Matar ka Dulma

  • 200 gm moong dal
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 Tbsp oil for browning the dal
  • 500 gm peas/matar
  • 4 Tbsp oil for the dulma
  • 1-2 bay leaves
  • 1 pod of fresh garlic paste
  • 1- 2 tsp fresh ginger paste
  • 4 medium sized onions
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 red chilli powder or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Lime - for garnishing

How to Make Matar ka Dulma

  • 1.Wash the dal properly and soak it for two hours, then grind it to a thick paste.
  • 2.Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a deep pan, put in the asafoetida, add the dal and brown while constantly stirring.
  • 3.When the dal stops sticking to the pan, its done. Now take it out of the pan and keep aside.
  • 4.In the same pan heat 4 tbsp of oil, add the bay leaves and quickly stir.
  • 5.Add the garlic and ginger and fry.
  • 6.Then add the onion paste and turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala.
  • 7.When the oil separates, add the peas/ matar, salt and garam masala.
  • 8.When the matar are cooked, add the dal, mix well and fry again for about 10 minutes.
  • 9.Garnish with lime.
  • 10.Serve Matar ka dulma hot.