Mattar Masala

Tasty n amazing masala with green peas
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Cut onions, chillies, tomato, ginger & garlic (smashed), curry leaves and keep aside.
  • Boil the potato and keep it aside too.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add all the cut vegetables like onions, tomato, curry leaves, chillies, garlic and ginger and finally the boiled potato.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and stir, till the raw smell of the masala goes for about 4 - 5 mins.
  • Remove the kadai from the stove and keep it aside to cool.
  • Once it is cooled, add these fried stuff into the mixer and grind them into a paste.
  • Heat oil in another pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add the paste into the kadai and add little water and stir well.
  • Add the fresh green peas and salt and boil it for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with some coriander leaves for taste.
  • :- Serve hot with chapatis.
  • :- You can use this masala as a basic masala for any other vegetables like brinjal, cauliflower, paneer-mattar, potatoes, etc.
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Response (1)
  1. j
    jaya August 9, 2006

    this tastes ok!if paneer too s added it tastes great

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