Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi (Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe)
Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi is a green Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe. Instead of discarding all the peel of the peas, you can stir in an interesting recipe from it, when combined with spring onions and spicing with panch phoron masala. Only trick is to remove the thick fibrous vein of the chilka/peapod. Serve Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi (Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe) hot as a side-dish with paratha or phulkas.
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Note: Additional water is not required when the recipe is covered and cooked, since peas have enough moisture in them.
- 300 grams Green peas (Matar) , with pod, fresh & firm
- 5 Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Panch Phoran Masala
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 2 Green Chillies , slit/finely chopped
- Salt , as needed
- 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
How to make Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi (Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe)
To prepare Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi (Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe), Wash the green pea pods. Take out the peas from the pods in a bowl and keep aside.
Take half of the peels of peas. (discard the rest). Break the tip and the bottom of each pod peel and discard the long fibrous membrane in them. Chop each pea pod in the middle, to bite size.
Chop the white part of spring onion lengthwise and the green part into 1-2 inch pieces.
Heat the oil in a kadai and add panch phoron. When the seeds begin to splutter add chopped white part of the spring onion. Stir fry a bit.
Then add chopped peels of green pea pods, spring onion greens and half of the green peas extracted from the pods. Stir again.
Add in turmeric powder, chopped green chilies and salt.
Cook covered on low-medium heat till vegetables are just tender.
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