Matar ke parathe

Matar ka paratha is another Indian style paratha in which boiled peas are used as stuffing. Boiled peas are mixed with different spices and then stuffed and shallow fried.

Servings: 4

Matar paratha

Matar paratha


For dough-

Wheat flour: 1 cup

Water:as required for making smooth dough

Oil :for frying parathas


Green peas: 1 cup boiled

Ginger: 1 tbsp grated

Onion: 1 chopped

Salt: to taste

Red chili powder: 1/2 tsp

Green chili: 1 chopped

Coriander powder: 1/2 tsp

Jeera powder: 1/2 tsp

Lemon juice: 1 tbsp

Oil:1 tbsp


1. Make dough by mixing wheat flour and water.Make a dough like chapatis.Keep dough aside for half an hour to settle down at room temperature.

2. Divide dough into five equal portions and make smooth ball.

3. Boil peas for 4-5 minutes. Drain water and grind them in grinder.

4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai . Add ginger, onions, green chili and saute for 2-3 minutes on medium flame. Add salt, red chili powder and mix.

5. Add green peas, jeera powder, coriander powder, lemon juice and mix well. Divide stuffing in 5 parts.

6. Roll the dough using rolling pin.Roll into 4 inch diameter.

7.Place peas stuffing in middle and wrap all sides. Again give shape of ball.

8.Dust some flour on roll and start rolling it .Roll into circle of diameter of 6 inch. Don’t make them too thin.

9.Heat tawa and place rolled paratha on it.Flip it and cook other side as well.

10.Apply desi ghee on both sides and cook till both layers become golden brown.

11. Serve these parathas with curd or pickle.







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