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 PEAS STUFF PATTIES 'Matar gujiya'


Refined flour (maida)-5 cups
Ghee-6 tbsp
For the filling:-
Ghee-2 tbsp         
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Ginger chopped-1” piece
Green chillies, chopped 3-4
Green peas, boiled -400 gm
Salt to taste
Black salt- 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder-1 tsp
Chaat masala-1 tsp
Vegetable oil for deep frying

1.      Sift the flour and rub in the ghee. Knead to make a stiff dough, cover with moist cloth and keep aside.

2.      For the filling:-

3.      Heat the ghee in a wok add the cumin seeds, ginger, and green chillies, sauté for 2-3 sec add the green peas and all the dry masala .

4.      When mixture is dry enough mash a little and transfer mixture into a flat dish to cool.

5.      Divide the dough equally into 25 portions roll each out into a small disc of 3”dia . put 1 tbsp mixture in center of 1 disc and fold over to make a half circle press the edges well together toseal the filling inside you can use little water also to seal edges . with a fork press the edges again . repeat till all the patties done .

6.      Heat the oil in a wok , fry the patties , a few at a time , on medium heat till brown and crisp take it out and drain all the excess oil on paper towels.

7.      Serve hot.


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