Hariyali Matar Recipe

Nithya Anantham
Hariyali Matar Recipe
47 ratings.

Hariyali Matar Recipe is a North Indian side dish which is made with fresh green peas in flavourful coriander base. Matar dishes are usually crowd pleasers and you will love this variation too. It is one of the nutritious vegetables available during the winter season. Come winters, the markets are flooded with fresh green peas. Hariyali Matar Recipe is a delicious way of cooking green peas in a simple yet so flavourful. Serve the Hariyali Matar Recipe along with tawa parathas for the weeknight dinner or pack away for kids lunch box.

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Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Green peas (Matar) , steamed
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cut into small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients for the green masala
  • 2 cups Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , tighly packed
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice

How to make Hariyali Matar Recipe

  1. To begin making Hariyali Matar Recipe, peal the green peas, wash and steam it using a steamer and keep aside.

  2. Make a fine paste of the ingredients listed in the green masala table using a mixer grinder adding very little water and keep aside.

  3. Heat oil in a wide pan, add the asafoetida and cumin seeds and let it splutter.

  4. Add the ground green masala and saute for 2 minutes until the masala is well cooked.

  5. Add the steamed green peas, season with salt, add 1 cup water, give it a stir and let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.

  6. Once the gravy has thickened, add the paneer cubes and mix well.

  7. Let the mixture simmer for another 2 minutes and switch off the flame. 

  8. Serve the Hariyali Matar Recipe along with tawa parathas for the weeknight dinner or pack away for kids lunch box.

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Last Modified On Friday, 16 December 2016 10:06
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