Recipe: Matar Ke Chilke Ke Pakode

November 25, 2015

Matar Ke Chilke Ke Pakode

Matar Ke Chilke Ke Pakode


10-15 matar ke chilke (prepared peapod shells)
1 tbsp besan/chickpea flour
1 tbsp chawal ka atta/rice flour
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
a pinch of turmeric powder
oil for frying
salt to taste


  1. Wash and pat dry matar ke chilke.
  2. Cut them in 1 1/2″ pieces.
  3. Take besan and chawal ka atta in a bowl. Add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Mix well.
  4. Add water, little by little to get a dropping consistency of the batter. It should not be too thick or thin.
  5. Heat oil in a deep pan/kadai.
  6. Drop the batter laden chilke in the hot oil.
  7. Cook till they get a light brown colour and drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Serve these crispy yummies with imli/tamarind chutney.

Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

Matar Ka Chilka Ka Chaat

Add crispy matar ka chilka pakodas to the chaat along with chopped onions, chopped coriander, imli/tamarind chutney, dollops of curd and bhujia sprinkled on top. It tastes truly amazing.

Matar Ke Chilke Ke Chaat


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