Bengali Matarsutir Dal


Very simple recipe and tasted really delicious and creamy because of the addition of milk.

Ingredients of Bengali Matarsutir Dal

  • 2 Cups Green Peas
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves, for garnishing
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 Tbsp Ginger, grated
  • 1/4 ┬áTsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Water

How to Make Bengali Matarsutir Dal

  • Blend turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin, ginger, garammasala, pepper powder by adding 1 Tbsp water and make paste.
  • Boil green peas or pressure cook it for 4-5 whistles and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add Bay leaf followed by cooked peas.
  • Add the ground paste and add salt.
  • Now add milk and cook it for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove and cool to blend the mixture.
  • Retain few cooked peas for adding into the dal.
  • Cook the blended mixture for couple of minutes and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.