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Makhana Matar Ki Sabzi | (Fiber-Rich + Keto + Nutritious)

by Pradeep Mamgain
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Makhana Matar Ki Sabzi is a fiber-rich delicious gravy-based dish. It is a must-try if you are looking for a rich and flavorful gravy.  This makhana green peas curry is made using spicy tomatoes and cashew nut gravy.

Makhana Matar Ki Sabzi | (Fiber-Rich + Keto + Nutritious)

Lotus seeds or Fox Nuts are packed with nutrients, making them extremely healthy. They are rich in fiber content and have a low glycemic index. As a result, they help you in maintaining glucose levels. Its anti-aging properties help you fight free radicals. Moreover, its fibers act as an absorbent that can help in treating diarrhea. Also, it helps in detoxifying the spleen which recycles RBCs.

They are beneficial to those who are suffering from high blood pressure, heart diseases, and obesity. Because they contain high magnesium and low sodium content. Calcium is an important nutrient for our body that plays an important role in improving bone strength. As a source of calcium, Makhana is good for your bones. Additionally, it contains an anti-aging enzyme that combats aging.

How to make makhana matar ki sabzi

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  1. Saute lotus seeds using clarified butter.
  2. Blend tomatoes to make the puree.
  3. Blend cashew nuts to make a paste.
  4. Saute whole spices, ginger-garlic mix, tomato puree, and dry spices.
  5. Add cashew paste, milk, and cream.
  6. Add lotus seeds and peas.

Ingredients

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  • whole spices (cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, mace, and green cardamom)
  • dried spices (ground Kashmiri red chili, ground red chili, ground coriander, and ground turmeric)
  • cashew nuts
  • lotus seeds
  • dried fenugreek leaves (for flavor)
  • milk, cream, salt, vegetable oil, clarified butter, and sugar
  • and for the veggies:
    • peas, garlic, ginger, green chilies, onion, tomato, red chili
Nutrition Facts
Makhana Matar Ki Sabzi | (Fiber-Rich + Keto + Nutritious)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 288 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 690mg30%
Potassium 451mg13%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1285µg26%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 22µg21%
Calcium 53mg5%
Copper 1mg50%
Iron 3mg17%
Magnesium 82mg21%
Phosphorus 203mg20%
Zinc 2mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

A Few Final Thoughts

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  • Serving: Serve it hot with roti/chapati.
  • Additions: You can add garam masala and cumin seeds powder to enhance the taste. Also,  you can add khoya/khowa (solid evaporated milk) to this gravy to make it richer. 
  • Substitutions: You can also steam green peas instead of boiling them.
  • Caution: Lotus seeds will absorb all the clarified butter when roasting them. You may roast lotus seeds in less amount of clarified butter or use no fat at all.

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Makhana Matar Ki Sabzi | (Fiber-Rich + Keto + Nutritious)

Makhana Matar Ki Sabzi is a fiber-rich delicious gravy-based dish. It is a must-try if you are looking for a rich and flavorful gravy.
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Course: Curry
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: gluten free, keto, makhana kaju curry, makhana matar curry recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3 People
Calories: 288kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 10 grams vegetable oil
  • 3 grams cumin seeds
  • 1 pc cinnamonstick
  • 1 pc bay leaf
  • 1 pc mace
  • 2 pcs green cardamomcrushed
  • 2 grams ground red chili
  • 150 grams tomatopuree
  • 2 grams ground turmeric
  • 2.5 grams ground coriander
  • 1.5 grams red chiliwhole
  • 4 grams green chiliwhole
  • 2 grams ground kashmiri red chili
  • 50 grams cashew nutpaste
  • 15 grams ginger-garlic minced
  • 6 grams fenugreek leavesdry
  • 30 ml milk
  • 30 ml milk cream (malai)
  • 120 grams peasboiled
  • 15 grams lotus seedroasted
  • 5 grams salt
  • 15 grams clarified butter (ghee)
  • 4.5 grams sugar

Instructions

  • Heat clarified butter in a kadhai and add lotus seeds. Saute lotus seeds until they turn crisp and their color changes to light golden. Keep aside.
  • In a blender jar, make a smooth puree of tomatoes. Next, make a paste of cashew nuts in a blender jar and set aside.
  • Boil green peas for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai on medium heat and then add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, mace, and crushed green cardamoms.
  • Saute for 10 to 15 seconds. Now, add crushed ginger-garlic mixture. saute until the raw aroma of garlic disappears.
  • Add chili powder, tomato puree, and then mix well. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, and mix well. Add whole red and green chilies, and mix well with the spices. Add a little water and stir for 1 minute.
  • Add kashmiri red chili powder and cashew nut paste and mix well. Next, add dried fenugreek leaves and mix well.
  • Add milk and cream. Then, continuously stir for 1 minute. Add green peas, mix well, and cover and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add lotus seeds, mix well, and then add salt and sugar.
  • Add 1 cup of water and then cover and cook for 5 minutes. Simmer until the gravy reaches the desired consistency which is neither thick nor thin.

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NOTES

  • Serving: Serve it hot with roti/chapati.
  • Additions: You can add garam masala and cumin seeds powder to enhance the taste. Also,  you can add khoya/khowa (solid evaporated milk) to this gravy to make it richer. 
  • Substitutions: You can also steam green peas instead of boiling them.
  • Caution: Lotus seeds will absorb all the clarified butter when roasting them. You may roast lotus seeds in less amount of clarified butter or use no fat at all.

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Nutrition

Calories → 288 kcal | Carbohydrates → 21 g | Protein → 8 g | Fat → 21 g | Saturated Fat → 10 g | Cholesterol → 28 mg | Sodium → 690 mg | Potassium → 451 mg | Fiber → 5 g | Sugar → 7 g | Vitamin A → 1285 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin B12 → 1 µg | Vitamin C → 24 mg | Vitamin D → 1 µg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 22 µg | Calcium → 53 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 3 mg | Magnesium → 82 mg | Phosphorus → 203 mg | Zinc → 2 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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