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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Banarasi Chuda Matar
Today evening I made Banaras ka Chuda matar from Her www.banaraskakhana.com Website.
I love her recipes and Love her desi Indian touch .
Banarasi Chuda matar
thick variety of chiwra/pohe/flattened rice flakes 1.5 cup peas 2 cup cumin seds/sabut jeera 2 tsp ginger 2 inch piece, finely chopped green chillies 4 finely chopped green coriander 1 cup, finely chopped, stems and leaves separated lemon juice 3 tbsp/lime juice 1 tbsp or to taste sugar 1-2 tsp depending on how fresh are the peas black pepper powder 1 tsp garam masala powder 1.5 tsp[without coriander powder] salt to taste milk 1/2 cup cream 1/2 cup[optional] ghee 2 tbsp
Rinse the chiwra through a strainer, drain well and soak in milk and cream for 10 minutes [less if it is finer]. Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin/jeera into it, add in the ginger and green chilies when the jeera crackles,after a few seconds add in the powder masalas. Stir and immediately add in the peas with sugar and salt, stir, add the coriander stems and add 1/2 cup of water and cook covered on medium heat until the peas are done. Open the pan, there should be still some water left, add in the soaked chiwda and mix well, fluffing it up. Serve garnishing with dry fruits