Matar Paratha

Matar Paratha is really a good recipe for breakfast. It has the natural sweetness of peas combined with a hint of jaggery, green chilies and lime that makes every bite enjoyable.


For the Dough:

  • 4 cups Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup melted Ghee
  • 1 1/3 cup warm water or as needed

For the Filling:

  • 2 1/2 cups coarsely mashed cooked Peas
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped Ginger
  • 1-3 chopped Green Chillies
  • 1/4 tsp Asafetida
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp Lime juice
  • 2 tsp Jaggery
  • 3 tbs finely chopped Coriander
  • Ghee / oil for cooking


For the Dough:

– Mix the Flour and salt in a bowl.

– Drizzle in the melted butter ot ghee and rub it in the flour.

– Add water slowly and make a medium stiff dough.

For the Filling:

– Heat oil in a large frying pan. Toss in the ginger and chillies.

– Fry until the ginger turns brown, now add the asafetida.

– A few seconds later add the peas.

– Add the remaining ingredients and stir fry for about 2 mins.

– Remove fom heat. Divide into 10 equal portions. Let it come to room temp. before making the parathas.

– Roll out a portion of the dough. Stuff in the peas mixture.

– Add little oil to fry pan and cook till it turns brown. Similarly cook on the other side.

– Serve mattar parantha hot with yogurt and chutney or pickle.

Recipe Contributed By:

Poonam Jadhav



Time Taken: 20- 25 minutes

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