Matra Kulcha
Matra Kulcha is a lip smacking chat from the streets of Delhi. Peas mixed with onions , tomatoes , spices and chutneys, served with a bread.to make a meal.
Prep Time
20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 6-8hours
Prep Time
20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 6-8hours
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak the peas for 6-8 hours .
  2. Pressure cook with salt for 2 whistles .
  3. Open after the pressure is released .
  4. Check if the matra is soft .
  5. If not then cook without the lid till done .
  6. The matra should be soft .
  7. Drain the matra in a sieve and use the water for a soup or to bind dough .
Making a portion of matra
  1. Use about 1 cup of boiled matra .
  2. Add the above spices as per taste .
  3. Add chopped tomatoes , chopped onions, chopped green chilly.
  4. Add the tamarind juice , spicy mint chutney.
  5. Mix well .
  6. Drizzle lemon juice .
  7. Garnish with extra green chilly , ginger julienne and coriander leaves .
  8. Serve with kulcha.
Recipe Notes