Winter is incomplete without green peas or matar. If you love them, there are so many recipes to try. In our household, we love “Matar Fry” which is nothing but sauté-ed matar aka peas in basic masala and serve hot with roti. Nothing fancy, nothing over the top – simple, easy and yummy recipe to try. An instant recipe that can be made in a jiffy.
Peas-fan will definitely love it. If you are in a hurry and don’t know what to make, try this recipe as it is a sure shot hit. Try to use fresh matar. The recipe tastes yum when the peas are fresh, tender and sweet. It’s better to avoid using hard peas.
Try Matar Ki Kachori, Matar Pulav, Meethi malai matar,
Let’s get started.
Matar Fry - Instant Recipe - Winter Special
Matar/Green Peas sauté-ed in basic spices and served with roti. A typical winter recipe to enjoy.
Heat oil in a kadhai, add hing, jeera, rai, and slit green chilies.
Once mustard seeds starts to splutter, add peas and instantly cover the kadhai with a lid. Since pease tend to splutter a lot, it's better to cover instantly.
Toss it gently and let peas cook for 1-2 minutes.
It's time to add haldi, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt. You can add a pinch of amchur powder if required.
Add salt and cook for a while. We don't want the peas to get mushy. They should be cook enough to eat.
Serve hot with roti. Easy-Peasy Matar fry is ready to serve.