Fried Matar Chaat | Fried Green Peas Chaat | Varanasi Street Food Recipe

 

 

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Every regions has own street food which available at roadsides. Locals and Travelers foodies love that taste and aroma of dishes which are available at local shops.

This time I shared street food from Varanasi that is amazing in taste and so vibrant in color. One of the most popular street food snack is Fried Matar Chaat or Stir Fried Green Peas Chaat which served in green leaves cups.

 

 

Varanasi is very famous place of India for holiest most sacred cities in all of India. This dish is very easy and simple to make. To prepare this dish at we need only few ingredients are green peas, onion, tomatoes, lemon juice and spices but you can add some more ingredients like cucumber, boiled potatoes as per taste or preference. Today I shared authentic taste and method of Fried matar chaat which available in Varanasi.

 

 

Just frying them in oil until they are cooked with little crunchy texture after partially boiled. Now combine the fried matar with chopped onion, tomatoes and green chilies in bow, seasons them with masala and dash of lemon juice and ready to serve. This dish is quite simple to make but extremely delicious in taste. You can adjust the spice level as per your tastebuds.

Here is mine previous list of Indian Street Food April 2018
A Aloo Tokri Chaat
B Besan Bread Toast
C Corn Tehri
D Dabeli
E Easy Shakarkandi Chaat
F Fried Matar Chaat

 

 

 

Check our other Street food list which started with F :
Fried Icecream
Falsa ka Sharbet
Fried Masala Idli
French Fries

 

What we needed to cook Fried Matar Chaat:
2 Cups Green Peas
1/2 Cup Onion Chopped
1/2 Cup Tomatoes, Chopped
2 Green Chilies, Chopped
Handful Green Coriander, Chopped
Salt to Taste
Chaat Masala to Taste
Red Chili Powder to Taste
Black Pepper Powder to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Roasted Cumin Powder
1/4 Cup Oil
Lemon Juice to Taste

 

How to Cook Fried Green Peas Chaat at home, here is directions:
Wash and cook the green peas in pressure cooker till to semi tender. Now drain the excess water and keep aside. Heat the oil in a pan, when oil is hot enough add boiled peas and fried them for few minutes. Add salt, red chili powder, black pepper and mix well. Now transfer the fried peas into mixing bowl. Add chopped onion, coriander, tomatoes, green chilies, chaat masala and cumin powder. Squeeze the lemon and mix it gently. Serve immediately.

 

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Fried Matar Chaat | Fried Green Peas Chaat

Fried Matar Chaat is very popular street food of Varanasi in India, which available at roadside corner, generally made by fried matar, onion, tomatoes, green chilies and spices with lemon juice. 

Course Street Food
Cuisine India
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author Preeti Garg

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Green Peas
  • 1/2 Cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Tomatoes Chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies Chopped
  • Green Coriander Chopped
  • Salt to Taste
  • Chaat Masala to Taste
  • Red Chilies Powder to Taste
  • Black Pepper Powder to Taste
  • Lemon Juice to Taste
  • 3 Tbsps. Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp. Roasted Cumin Powder

Instructions

  1. Wash and cook the green peas in pressure cooker till to semi tender. Now drain the excess water and keep aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan, when oil is hot enough add boiled peas and fried them for few mintues.

  3. Add salt, red chili powder, black pepper and mix well. Now transfer the fried peas into mixing bowl.

  4. Add chopped onion, coriander, tomatoes, green chilies, chaat masala and cumin powder.

  5. Squeeze the lemon and mix it gently. Serve immediately.

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15 thoughts on “Fried Matar Chaat | Fried Green Peas Chaat | Varanasi Street Food Recipe”

  1. wow that one lip-smacking street food from varanasi , looks so so yumm!!! I love d how you made those leaf bowls , such an eco-friendly way to present this amazing delicacy.. and you have given an amazing list for Letter F street foods !! Pass me that leaf bowl dear !!

  2. Wow !..Preeti that is a amazing find..love this mattar chat. Very well presented in these leaf bowls , the chat would definitely taste awesome. The leaves give it a true chat feel.

  3. Wish i get this fried mattar chat rite from my lappy screen, seriously incredible chat food. Now i dont have any excuse to give a try to this delicious chat,tempting me a lot.

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