Khoya is a milk based dairy product. Normally in India it is widely used in making sweets or desserts but this particular dish is done with tomatoes, peas & spices. It is very easy to make, delicious & rich dish.
To make this khoya matar sauté khoya first and then cook with peas, tomato & spices, the result is a creamy, buttery & highly rich dish. Try this!
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
10 mins 15 mins 25 mins 4 Servings
Khoya – 250 grams
Peas – 1 cup (shelled, boiled)
Tomato – 1 cup (pureed)
Ginger – 1 teaspoon (paste)
Green chili – 1 (chopped)
Fresh green coriander – 2 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon
Red chili powder – ½ teaspoon
Coriander powder – ½ teaspoon
Fennel powder – ½ teaspoon
Turmeric powder (optional)
Garam masala – ½ teaspoon
Ghee – 2 tablespoons
- Heat ghee in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds, when they splutter, add khoya, cook stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes.
- Add ginger, green chili, tomato, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder (optional), coriander powder and fennel powder and water, mix well and simmer on low heat for 4-5 minutes.
- Now add peas & garam masala. Cook further for 3-4 minutes till everything blends well. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with fresh coriander, serve hot.
Note: Delicious khoya matar can be served as a side dish with roti, chapatti, naan or even rice. Enjoy!