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chatpati masala matar
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Chatpati Matar Ki Phali, Masala Matar

Fresh pea pods tempered and stir fried with spices
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Kids Friendly, Side Dish, snacks/starters
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine, Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: chapati, chuki, matar,, phali
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 350 gms fresh pea pods whole
  • 3 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/3 tsp Carom Seeds / Ajwain
  • Pinch of Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 2 Tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1/3 tsp Black Salt / Kala Namak
  • 3/4 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • to taste Salt / Namak


  • Wash the fresh tender pea pods and keep aside.
  • Heat a broad and heavy pan and add oil in it.
  • Now add cumin ,carom and asafoetida in the pan .
  • When cumin seeds start to crackle add turmeric and fresh pea pods in it .
  • Now add salt ,black salt and mix well.
  • Sprinkle 1 tbsp of water and cover the pan with a lid.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes on low heat .
  • Stir 2-3 times in between.
  • Cook till the pods are cooked and become little golden or brown spots on it .
  • Now add chili powder and mix .
  • Switch off the flame and add lemon juice and mix.
  • Garnish with toasted sesame seeds.
  • Serve hot and enjoy


  1. If the pods get slightly burned then it is perfectly fine ,they taste even better now.
  2. Choose the pods carefully .
  3. Taste great hot or cold.