Matar (green peas) paratha recipe

Green peas paratha is a very healthy and filling breakfast recipe made with green peas, green chillies and spices. It has a unique taste and is very easy to make too. Here is the step wise pictures of making green peas paratha.


  • Wheat flour - 2 cups
  • Oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Green peas - 1 cup
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon
  • Onion - 1 (chopped finely)
  • Garam masala powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE MATAR (GREEN PEAS) PARATHA RECIPE Pressure cook the peas upto 4 whistles or cook with little water till they become soft. Once cooled down, drain the water and grind the boiled peas and green chillies to a coarse paste. Set aside.

Step 2

In a bowl, add wheat flour, oil and salt and knead them with warm water to a soft dough. Keep aside for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Heat a pan on a medium flame. Add cumin seeds and once they start spluttering, add chopped onion and saute till they become translucent.

Step 4

Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for another 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add coriander powder, salt and garam masala powder and combine together. Cook till all the water evaporates. Keep it aside. The stuffing is now ready to be used. IMG_4604

Step 6

Divide the dough into equal sized balls. Take one ball of dough. Roll into 3 inch diameter circle. Put the green peas stuffing in the centre of the dough and bring all the edges to the centre and seal the dough. IMG_4605

Step 7

Press the round dough from the top and roll them into a medium circle with the rolling pin. IMG_4606

Step 8

Heat a flat tawa on a medium flame. Apply oil on the tawa and put the paratha on it. Cook for a minute.

Step 9

Apply oil on the top of the paratha and flip on the other side. Cook till both the sides of the paratha become golden brown. IMG_4607

Step 10

Serve green peas paratha hot with raita or curd or pickle. IMG_4616

One Response to Matar (green peas) paratha recipe

  1. Healthy and delicious paratha..

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