firstly, in rinse 1 cup thick poha in running water.
take the rinsed poha in a large bowl and pour ¼ cup milk.
you can also pour cream along with milk.
mix well and allow to soak for 10 minutes.
now in a large kadai, heat 3 tsp oil, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 inch ginger, 1 chilli and 5 cashews.
roast until the cashew turn golden brown.
further, add ½ cup peas and ½ tsp sugar.
saute for a minute. adding sugar will help to retain the colour of peas.
now add 2 tbsp water, cover and simmer for 2 minutes.
cook until the peas are cooked well.
additionally add ½ tsp pepper, ½ tsp garam masala and ¾ tsp salt.
saute and mix al the spices well.
add in soaked poha and mix gently.
further add 2 tbsp water, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
make sure to stir in between to prevent from burning.
also, add 2 tsp lemon juice and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
finally, enjoy chura matar with curd or pickle.