Monday, January 23, 2012

Peas Chat / Matar Ki Chat ~ Beach Style Version

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Peas Chat ~  Beach Style Matar Ki Chat
Hy Friends,  today I am coming with Peas Chat – hot & spicy Indian chat made from dried Green peas. The moment,  I saw this recipe on  Radhika’s blog,  couldn’t wait to give a try and it came out lipsmacking good !!
Radhika is a lovely friend and author of an inspirational food blog  “ Tickling Palates “. I love her creativity and her exemplary presentation. It’s a huge pleasure to share her recipe here today. Just I modified the spice level slightly according to our taste.
Try this delicious  Matar Ki Chat ,  you’ll love it !!!
Ingredients:
  • Dried green Peas                                  -  1 cup
  • Tomato                                                 - 3
  • Besan flour                                           - 1 tbsp
  • Oil                                                        - 1 tbsp
  • Onion                                                   - 2
  • Red chilly pwd                                      - 1 ½  tsp
  • Dry roasted & coarsely ground cumin     - 1 tsp
  • Dry roasted & finely ground dhaniya      - 1 tsp
  • Mango pwd / amchoor                            - 1 tsp
  • Butter                                                   - ½  tsp
  • Chat masala pwd                                   - ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice                                          - 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Wash & soak  peas overnight.
  2. Place in a pressure cooker with enough water and cook them with a pinch of salt till soft.
  3. Mash the tomatoes in blender and keep it ready.
  4. Take besan flour in a mixing bowl, add little water and make paste of it without any lumps.
  5. Heat oil in a pan.
  6. Add finely chopped onions and saute till transculent.
  7. Add tomato puree and cook for a minute.
  8. Add red chilly pwd, roast cumin pwd, mango pwd, dhaniya / coriander pwd and cook further for 2 mins.
  1. Now add salt and liquid besan mixture.
  1. Stir well and cook over low flame till the raw smell of the besan disappears.
  2. Keep stirring in between as the besan might stick to the bottom of the pan.
  3. Add the cooked peas, combine and simmer for 4 to 5 mins
  1. Once the gravy thickens, add butter and turn off the heat.
  1. Sprinkle chaat masala pwd and mix well.
To Serve:
  • Transfer hot peas chat in a serving plate.
  • Sprinkle finely chopped onion, coriander leaves, grated mango.
  • Top it with crispy omapodi snack.
  • Squeeze  a little lemon juice over it for the lipsmacking tangy taste.

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78 comments:

  1. Lip smacking and delicious chaat. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Super...you tempted me dear...I never knew that besan was used...

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  3. Oh, my! I am so hungry now!

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  4. Super jay :).. this is called masal puri in blore and its really tasty... adding besan was a new thing i learnt..its looks very tempting :)

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  5. Nice one Jay, only the beach is missing, they usually serve it with some crushed puris, very yummy..

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  6. Nice looking chaat. I thought chaat needs yoghurt. Your version looks nice too.

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    Spoon and Chopsticks
    http://spoon-and-chopsticks.blogspot.com

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  7. Thank you for the shout Jay. I feel so honored pa. I'm so glad that you liked it. Hope Aishu did too. I made it last Sunday and here I find it again.
    Tickling Palates
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  8. Yummy one...looks superb and delicious.

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  9. adding besan flour is a good tip. Thank you, dear!

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  10. Oh so yum..love this chaat. Looks super good Jay.

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  11. Excellent presentation......yummy yummy recipe!!!!

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  12. looks yummy...reminds me of pav bhaji al though its totally different..probably the spice factor :)

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  13. thanks for your valuable comments..:)

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  14. yummy chaat. quite innovative.

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  15. Ohhh thats afantastic recipe will try this soon

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  16. Ohhh thats afantastic recipe will try this soon

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  17. Oh jay..this looks so yummy... i have to try this...:)

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  18. Hi Jay,
    Beautiful colours and spices....tempting ;-)

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  19. Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible click,super tempting dish.

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  20. wow....lovely chat....so temting clicks

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  21. I cannot wait to try this jay..Super tempting pics

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  22. Mouthwatering Chaat...Looks absolutely delicious.

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  23. Thanks for visiting my blog..your comments & suggestions are most valuable for me..;)

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  24. Pass me that plate and cup of chai. I would love it

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  25. This ones lip smacking!!!! Good one Jay!!
    prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  26. che piatto pieno di colori un aspetto fantastico

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  27. Loved the Beach Style part! :-)

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  28. have to try this :) simply good

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  29. Un plato muy rico, se ve estupendo :)

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  30. this looks delicious!! thanx for stay "in my home" now im folowing you too, nice blog! (and sorry for my english) ;) hope to see you soon!! :)

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  31. Wow - how exotic! It looks delicious!

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  32. mouthwatering chat !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-Chocolate Fest

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  33. We don't have mango powder over here, so I just got do away with it in trying out this yummy and spicy peas recipe.

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  34. I only knew about Ragda Patties by now where the ragda is almost similar to this, but besan and lime juice are such beautiful new additions, great!!
    Your dish has come out really well; looks appealing and just like how we get on the street side, all tempting. :)

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  35. Delicious...Totally Yummy..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  36. Jay, This looks so yummy. I can't wait to try it.

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  37. Jay I love the flavor of this chat. Makes me feel nostalgic, I am bookmarking this.

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  38. Hello Jay. Me encantan los guisantes. Hechso de esta manera deben estar exquisitos.
    See you soon

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  39. Absolutely delicious. My husband would have added a fried egg on top :) Regards,

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  40. Reminds me of the road side guy who used to serve this. Oh! I miss it a lot.

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  41. Mouthwatering Chaat...Looks absolutely spicy and delicious.

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  42. WOW... This is my all time fav. Makes to remember my collage days. Lovely plate of masala. YUM!!!!

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  43. OMG super yummyyyyy chat :)

    http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

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  44. I too have bookmarked this from Radhika's space.Chat looks so tempting.

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  45. Very tempting n yummilcious,Jay!!Perfect for the weather..

    Erivum Puliyum

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  46. Se parece a un pisto de calabacín que hacemos por aquí, pero hecho con guisantes. Tiene que estar riquísimo.

    Me apunto la receta.

    Un saludo.

    Juan Carlos

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  47. Thanks for your precious comments, I read & appreciate everyone..;)

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  48. wow..chaat looks absolutely delicious!

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  49. I'm always excited to try different recipes, it looks really good and kinda spicy

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  50. I would have never thought of using besan. Looks so tempting with all the topping. Lovely chaat!

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  51. Delicious chaat !! makes me drool !!

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  52. so tempting and yummy chat Jay..

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  53. Yummy chaat. Using besan is new. A must try recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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  54. It looks fantastic! What color and the flavors, wow! I would have to get to a specialty store but we have a great one that I went to when I made my masaman curry and they were soooo helpful. Thanks.

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  55. Goodness that looks amazing! Love the flavor! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

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  56. When i read the title, i didnt expect to like it. But one look at the photos and i went wow!

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  57. Looks very delicious ... I will try later. Thank you :)

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  58. This version of peas chaat is new to me. It sounds so full of flavours and looks appetising. Thanks for sharing

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  59. this looks like ragada patties.. yum :)

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  60. Wow! The chaat looks absolutely delicious ! I am salivating! will surely try this version. Thanks for sharing.

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  61. a perfect evening snack..loved it

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  62. Lip smackingly good Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal Chat. Yumm home-made recipe Dear.Thanks for sharing.

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  63. yummy dish.........nice clicks.....

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  64. Oh..this is really delicious! Tempting click too! Hoping to see your participation for my ''Valentine's Day Event'' :)

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  65. Thats a delicious and keeper recipe Jay. Thanks for sharing

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  66. Reminds of the Juhu beach chatpata dishes :) yum

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