Khoya Matar Makhana











Khoya Matar Makhana is a rich main course dish. It is heavy on calories due to the presense of Makhana and Khoya. I sometimes make it for a  party at home and impress my friends and family.


  • 100 gms mava (khoya)
  • 100  gms  boiled matar ( peas)
  • 100 gms makhanas (lotus seeds)
  • 10 Cashews  ( cut in to halves)
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 onions, grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped ginger
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/3 cup curds (dahi)
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • salt to taste


  • Roast the khoya without any ghee very lightly.
  • Dry roast the makhanas very lightly in 1 tsp  ghee.
  • Cut the tomatotes into big pieces, add 1 teacup of water and cook. When soft, prepare a soup by passing through a sieve.
  • Heat the ghee in vessel and fry cashews and take them outthen fry  the onions till pink in colour.
  • Add the ginger, green chillies, turmeric, dhania and chilli powders and fry for 1/2 minute.
  • Add the tomato soup, curds, khoya, fried cashews and salt.
  • Add the peas and  makhanas and cook for a few minutes.
  • Sprinkle the garam masala and cook again for 1 minute.
  • Serve hot.
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