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Matar Chaat/Mutter Chaat – Pigeon Peas Dip (Instant Pot)

Matar chaat, Mutter Chaat or Pigeon Peas Dip by Spice Cravings. This is one of the most popular street food you'll find in New Delhi.  This quick and tasty dish is served as a chaat (snack) with crackers, and also makes for a fulfilling meal when served with a side of Naan or Kulcha. #food #foodie #foodblogger #delicious #recipe #instantpot #recipes #easyrecipe #cuisine #30minutemeal #instagood #foodphotography #tasty

Matar chaat / Mutter Chaat or Pigeon Peas Dip  is one of the most popular street food you’ll find in New Delhi.  This quick and tasty dish is served as a chaat (snack) with crackers or pita chips, and also makes for a fulfilling meal when served with a side of Naan or Kulcha.
Matar chaat, Mutter Chaat or Pigeon Peas Dip by Spice Cravings. This is one of the most popular street food you'll find in New Delhi.  This quick and tasty dish is served as a chaat (snack) with crackers, and also makes for a fulfilling meal when served with a side of Naan or Kulcha. #food #foodie #foodblogger #delicious #recipe #instantpot #recipes #easyrecipe #cuisine #30minutemeal #instagood #foodphotography #tasty

Pigeon Peas belong to the family of legumes, and carry the same great advantages of being high in fiber and protein.  They are somewhat similar in looks to Chickpeas or Garbanzo Beans.  There are two varieties of Pigeon peas,  white (more like beige), and green. I prefer the taste of the white ones as they tend to be more on the creamier side.

Cooking Steps

Just like chickpeas, Pigeon Peas also have to be rehydrated before cooking. Soaking them overnight allows them to rehydrate and also fastens the cooking process. I cook these in my electrical pressure cooker, Instant Pot, and they are perfect when cooked for 15 minutes on the Bean/Chili mode.

Once the pigeon peas are cooked, here’s what I do: Continue Reading…