Peas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.Peas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.

In India a lot of variety of stuffed flatbreads are made, in whole wheat dough stuff any kind of vegetables, you name it, and its there. Some stuffing are raw (grated paneer or tofu), some you have to make dry by draining their water before adding spices (carrot, radish, cauliflower, and cabbage) and for some stuffing, you have to roast them to make them dry (cauliflower, broccoli, peas).

How To Make Peas Paratha


Usually peas paratha is prepared with fresh peas which come in winter. But if fresh is not available then make using frozen peas, just thaw before grinding. In peas paratha,  first prepare soft dough using whole wheat flour adding salt and little ghee, thaw peas (if using frozen peas) and coarsely ground them to make peas paste. Make tempering with cumin seeds, chopped onion, and spices, add peas paste in this tempering and cook for few minutes to get away the rawness of peas. Adjust salt as per taste and peas stuffing is ready.Peas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.

This is a recipe which I learned from my mother-in-law. She prepares matar ka paratha which is truly finger licking, I am yet to reach that level. I came to know about this type of stuff paratha after marriage when I joined her in her kitchen. Peas paratha is a protein-packed dish either in breakfast or in lunch or in dinner. Kids too love it as this stuffing itself is delicious without any curd or pickle.

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So friends without much explaining I am here with her recipe of peas paratha or matar ka paratha.Peas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.

Peas Paratha Recipe | Matar Ka Paratha

Ingredient                                                                      8-10 Paratha

For Stuffing

2 Cup peas fresh (if frozen then thaw before measuring)
1 Tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 Medium onion chopped finely
1/2 Tsp fennel seed
1 Tsp cumin seeds or cumin powder
1/2 Tsp red chili powder
1 Tsp garam masala or kitchen king masala
Salt as per taste
Oil or Ghee to cook

For Dough
2 Cup wheat flour
1/2 Tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
1/2 tsp salt
Warm water
Note
1. If you are using fresh peas than boil them for 5-7 mins. They will become soft and now you can either mash them or grind them with few pulses. You don’t need smooth grinding.
2. If you are using frozen peas than first thaw and then mash or grind with few pulses.

Method

  1. First of all, take all ingredient for making a dough in a mixing bowl and make a soft dough. Keep it covered until stuffing is ready. This will make the dough very soft.
  2. Now prepare green peas as per given notes above whichever type of peas you are using.  Add in the grinding jar and use few pulses you don’t need a smooth paste.
  3. Prepare for stuffing now, heat oil in the pan and add ginger-garlic paste, chopped onion, fennel seeds & cumin seeds or cumin powder. Fry it for few minutes till onion’s color changes to light brown.
  4. To this add red chili powder, garam masala or kitchen king powder and coriander powder. Mix nicely.
  5. Finally, add green peas paste. Mix properly and cook for another 4-5 minutes. Stir it till the mixture becomes a little dry and no smell of rawness of peas. Now peas stuffing is ready to use.
  6. Divide dough and stuffing into equal portions. With this much quantity of ingredients, I could make 8 parathas. (I make a bit big parathas probably others can make 8-10 parathas with this).
  7. Roll out a circle of about 3″ in diameter. Place 1.5 tsp peas stuffing mixture in the middle and gently seal it.
  8. Roll out into a circle of 6-7″ diameter.
  9. Heat a griddle and cook this paratha from both sides until brown in color.
  10. Repeat the same with other dough balls. Now peas paratha or matar ka paratha or stuffed peas paratha is ready to eat :), serve with curd, pickle or any chutney you like.

Note

  1. Do not over grind, we do not need a smooth paste. It should be a few pulses for a few seconds.
  2. You can keep this stuffed paratha on room temperature for 24 hours. keeping more then onion will start slimy.

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Pin it for laterPeas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.

Peas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.
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Peas Paratha Recipe | Matar Ka Paratha | Green Peas Stuffed Flatbread

Peas paratha or Matar ka paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, where whole wheat soft dough ball is stuffed with mashed green peas. This paratha is easy, healthy, and very nutritious. Peas paratha taste great if peas stuffing is little spicy as peas have little sweet taste. Peas paratha is the perfect dish for breakfast or in any meal accompanied with raita and pickle.

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword matar ka paratha, paratha recipe, peas paratha, stuffed flatbread, stuffed peas flatbread, stuffed peas paratha
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author code2cook

Ingredients

For Stuffing

  • 2 Cup peas fresh (if frozen then thaw before measuring)
  • 1 Tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 Medium onion chopped finely
  • 1/2 Tsp fennel seed
  • 1 Tsp cumin seeds or cumin powder
  • 1/2 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp garam masala or kitchen king masala
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil or Ghee to cook

For Dough

  • 2 Cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 Tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Warm water

Instructions

Special Notes

  1. If you are using fresh peas than boil them for 5-7 mins. They will become soft and now you can either mash them or grind them with few pulses. You don’t need smooth grinding.

  2. If you are using frozen peas than thaw them and then mash or grind with few pulses.

Method

  1. First of all, take all ingredient for making a dough in a mixing bowl and make a soft dough. Keep it covered until stuffing is ready. This will make the dough very soft.

  2. Now prepare green peas as per given notes above whichever type of peas you are using. Add in the grinding jar and use few pulses you don’t need a smooth paste.

  3. Prepare for stuffing now, heat oil in the pan and add ginger-garlic paste, chopped onion, fennel seeds & cumin seeds or cumin powder. Fry it for few minutes till onion’s color changes to light brown.

  4. To this add red chili powder, garam masala or kitchen king powder and coriander powder. Mix nicely.

  5. Finally, add green peas paste. Mix properly and cook for another 4-5 minutes. Stir it till the mixture becomes a little dry and no smell of rawness of peas. Now peas stuffing is ready.

  6. Divide dough and stuffing into equal portions. With this much quantity of ingredients, I could make 8 parathas. (I make a bit big parathas probably others can make 8-10 parathas with this).

  7. Roll out a circle of about 3″ in diameter. Place 1.5 tsp peas stuffing mixture in the middle and gently seal it.

  8. Roll out into a circle of 6-7″ diameter.

  9. Heat a griddle and cook this paratha from both sides until brown in color.

  10. Repeat the same with other dough balls. Now peas paratha or matar ka paratha or stuffed peas paratha is ready to eat :), serve with curd, pickle or any chutney you like.

Recipe Notes

  1. Do not over grind, we do not need a smooth paste. It should be a few pulses for a few seconds.
  2. You can keep this stuffed paratha on room temperature for 24 hours. keeping more then onion will start slimy.

16 thoughts on “Peas Paratha Recipe | Matar Ka Paratha | Green Peas Stuffed Flatbread”

  1. Come winter and fresh peas used to arrive in the market we used to hog on matar ki Kachori and parathas but as now a days frozen matar are available all the year roun its a boon , loved your recipe the paratha looks so tempting.

  2. Peas are hands down one of my most favourite vegetable since childhood. I love peas Pulao and all sorts of peas curries but never made peas paratha. Looking at your yummy pile, I’m wondering why not! 😊

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