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Introduction:

Matar batata bhaji is a very simple and easy to make recipe. If you have fresh matar or peas available, you can make this sabzi in a jiffy. Enjoy this spicy and delicious recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 big Finely chopped Onion
  • Finely chopped Tomato
  • 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Goda masala
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp Blended dry Coconut
  • 2 tsp Roasted peanut powder
  • 2 medium size peeled and chopped Potato
  • 1 big bowlful Fresh peeled Matar
  • 1 glass Water
  • Salt to taste
  • A little Jaggery / Gudh
  • Finely chopped Coriander leaves
Matar Batata Bhaji - Marathi Recipe

Method

  • Heat up oil in a pan. Add finely chopped onion and fry for about 6-7 minutes until onion turns light golden in color.
  • Add finely chopped tomato, ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, goda masala and res chili powder.
  • If you don’t have goda masala, you can use garam masala.
  • Mix well and for fore about a minute.
  • After frying for a minute add 2-3 tbsp water and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for about 4-5 minutes until tomato cooks well and mixed with onion.
  • At intervals, if you feel masala is getting dry, add a little water and cook again.
  • Add blended dry coconut. You can roast and then blend the dry coconut.
  • You can also use 2-3 tsp vatan of fresh coconut, green chili and coriander.
  • Add roasted peanut powder. Mix everything well together.
  • Take potatoes and peel them. Cut the potatoes into small pieces.
  • Add potatoes and fresh matar. Mix well.
  • Potato and matar should get good coating of spices.
  • Cover and cook for just about 2 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and mix well again.
  • Add water, salt and gudh. You can skip gudh if you don’t like. Mix well.
  • Cover and cook on medium heat for about 20-25 minutes.
  • At the intervals, remove the lid and stir the sabzi so that the spices won’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • After about 20 minutes check if the potato and matar are well cooked.
  • If matar gets wrinkles form all sides, it means it is cooked well.
  • Turn off the gas.
  • If you want to make dry matar batata bhaji, then add little water and steam it.
  • You can also cook this sabzi directly in cooker until 1 whistle.
  • Garnish with lots of finely chopped coriander. Marat batata bhaji is already.
  • Matar batata bhaji goes well with bhakari especially bajra bhakari.
  • You can have this with rice too.



Matar Batata Bhaji - Marathi Recipe

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