MATKA CHAT

 

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Dried White Peas (Safed Matar) 250 gms Green Chilies (chopped)

3-4

Boiled Potatoes 3 Tamarind 25 gms
Tomatoes (chopped) 3 Coriander Leaves (chopped) A few
Ginger (finely chopped) 1 tbsp Dhaniya Powder 1 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp Jeera Powder 1 tsp
Rock Salt (kala namak) 1/2 tsp Red Chilly Powder 1/2 tsp
Soda-bi-carb A pinch Chat Masala 1/2 tsp

 

METHOD

 

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Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water for an hour and strain. You will get about half a cup of tamarind water.

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Soak peas in water for 7-8 hours. Boil in a pressure cooker with a pinch of soda-bi-card. Wait for one whistle and simmer it for 8-10 minutes. Switch off the gas.

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Heat a kadahi. Put all the masala and roast to a brownish color. Add the boiled peas. Add all the remaining ingredients (except coriander leaves) along with the tamarind water. Cook for 2-3 minutes on high flame.

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Garnish with the coriander leaves and serve immediately.

 

 

Serves:  6-7 persons.

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