Matar Poha or Chura Matar Recipe
Banarasi Chooda Matar or Chivda is a delicious one pot Indian breakfast prepared with flattened rice & peas.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 PEOPLE
- 2 cups Thick Poha
- 1/2 cup Frozen Peas
- 1 small Chopped Onion
- 1 small Chopped Green Chilies (optional)
- 1/2 cup Chopped potatoes (optional)
- 1/2 tablespoon Grated ginger (optional)
- 2 tablespoon Oil
Assemble all the ingredients listed above. Some of the ingredients are not shown but added to the recipe.
Wash it under cold water. Rub some poha grains in your fingers and if it breaks easily means it's ready for cooking.
Set it aside until all the water has drained out.
Heat oil in a pan, add curry eaves, hing, black peppercorns and mustard seeds. As they start to sputter mix in chopped onion and grated ginger.
Mix and cook until onions are translucent. Mix in peas and any other vegetable you choose to add. Cook for 1-2 minute on medium flame. Mix in all the spices except sugar, saunf and lemon juice. Mix it well.
Add poha and mix until well blended.
Add fennel seeds/saunf and mix. Adjust seasonings and poha is ready..
Just before serving add lemon juice and serve hot.
Top it with your favorite savory namkeen and enjoy with a cup of hot tea.