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Posho Matar Nu Shaak

Updated: May 3, 2020

Preparation Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 30 min. Serves 4


400 grams Posho (Fine Green Beans) 1 cup Frozen Peas 1 Tomatoes Chopped 5 Cloves Garlic Finely Chopped 4 tbsp Oil 1 Dry Red Chilli ¾ tsp Mustard Seeds ½ tsp Cumin Seeds ¼ tsp Asafoetida (Hing) ¾ tsp Turmeric Powder 1¼ tsp Chilli Powder 1½ tbsp Coriander-Cumin Powder (Dhana Jiru) Salt to taste


  1. Cut the posho into small pieces, wash and drain, keep aside.

  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the dry red chilli, once hot add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and chopped garlic.

  3. Sauté for 30 seconds, now add the posho, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook for 5 minutes with the lid covered.

  4. Add tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes till the posho is soft stirring occasionally.

  5. Now add the peas, chilli powder and coriander-cumin powder, cover with the lid for about 3 minutes, then stir and cook for further 2-3 minutes.

  • Enjoy hot with roti and dal bhat!


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