Matar Ghughni

Matar Ghughni

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

A simple green pea dish that can be enjoyed with paranthas


  • Green peas, blanched 1 cup
  • Refined oil ½ tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon, one-inch pieces 2
  • Bay leaves 2 to 3
  • Onions, finely chopped ½ cup
  • Medium tomatoes, roughly chopped 2
  • Green chillies, finely chopped 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, cinnamon and bay leaves and saute till fragrant.
  • Add onion, mix and saute till it turns a light brown. Add salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add green peas and mix well. Add tomatoes and green chillies and mix and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add ½ cup water, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.