Khoya ,Matar,Makhana

Khoya ,Matar ,Makhana

A delicious rich north indian curry filled with the goodness of foxnuts,Green Peas and khoya/mawa.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4


  • 2 Cup Makhana/Fox nuts
  • 1 Cup Matar/Green Peas
  • 1 Cup Khoya /Mawa
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee/Oil for frying the fox nuts
  • 3 Tbsp Ghee for making the curry.
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 Tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp Garam masala
  • 1 Tsp Coriander powder
  • 1.5 Tbsp Ginger -Garlic Paste.
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Cup Tomato puree
  • 1 Tsp Kasoori methi.


  • Take a pan.
    Add ghee for frying the fox nuts /Makhana.
  • Fry them till they are golden brown.
  • Keep it aside in a plate.
  • Take another pan .
  • Add one tbsp of oil .
  • Add onion ,garlic,and ginger to it .
  • Stir it occasionally for 1-2 minute.
  • Let it cool.
  • Once cool down ,grind it into a paste .Don't use any water.
  • Add rest of the oil /2 tbsp to the pan.
  • Add Cinnamon stick ,Cardamom,and bay leaf.
  • Saute for few minutes.
  • Now add prepared onion paste to it.
  • Saute it for 2-3 minutes
  • Add fresh tomato puree,turmeric powder,coriander powder,chili powder and cook it till oil leaves sides.
  • Add Peas and mix well .
  • Add grated Khoya and mix well. Add kasoori methi and garam masala to it.
  • Finally add makhana .Mix well.
  • Add 1 cup of water or more for your desired consistency.
  • Taste it and adjust the seasoning .
  • Serve it hot.

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