Take the cooked or defrosted peas
(matar) and mash them using a spoon or a fork. Add all the stuffing ingredients
except oil and mash briefly. Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and keep
Peel the potatoes and mash them
very finely into smooth mashed potatoes. Add salt and pepper and knead until
Divide it into 10 equal portions.
Now wash and dry your hands and
rub them with little oil.
Take each portion of potato
mixture and make a ball. Now
Taking one at a time, gently
flatten each ball into a round patty of about 1/2-inch thick and place a
portion of stuffing in the center and fold the edges together very finely so
that mixture does not come out.
Now very gently flatten it into a
2-inch patty. Repeat the procedure for all pieces.
Heat 1 tsp. oil in a non-stick pan
over a low heat. Slip in the patties, not too many at a time, and pan-fry on
both sides till crisp golden brown, adding oil if required, on a very low heat.
Serve hot with chutney and stirred