Matar ki poori

Fried bread stuffed with mashed spicy peas


  • 250 grams fresh green peas
  • Whole wheat dough with some salt and ajwain seeds as required.
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon ginger finely chopped
  • green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • salt to taste


  1. Boil peas till they are just cooked. Mash.
  2. Mix with asafoetida, cumin, garam masala, pepper powder, ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt
  3. Knead flour into soft dough using water.
  4. Take small piece of dough. Roll into circle. Place spoonful of peas stuffing. Seal and flatten the ball. Roll again in circle.
  5. Deep fry poori till golden on all sides.
  6. Serve Matar ki poori with chutney

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