Nutritional Facts of Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Matar, Calories in Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Matar

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter have?

One serving of Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter gives 152 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 43 calories, proteins account for 21 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 88 calories.  One serving of Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Mutter dhingri is a delicious combination of green peas and mushrooms in luscious, thick gravy which is due to the use of rich, creamy and an opulent paste of cashews and poppy seeds.

Dhingri matar is a semi-gravy variety of sabzi which can be enjoyed with hot chapatis or parathas. Learn how to make mushroom matar.

To make dhingri matar, first combine the cashew nuts and poppy seeds and blend in a mixer well without using any water. Add a little water and again blend well till smooth. Keep the paste aside. Next heat the oil on a non-stick tava (griddle), add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the ginger-garlic paste, tomatoes and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the chilli powder, curds, salt, green peas and mushrooms, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the cashew-poppy seed paste, 2 tbsp of water and garam masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot with rice, parathas or crackers.


The mushroom matar further has a tomato-based gravy features a combination of spices, a generous dose of curds. You will love the rich mouth-feel and lingering flavour of this sabzi. The garam masala added at the end of the preparation, while further intensify the true Indian flavours.

Use finely chopped onions for this Punjabi style sabzi, but mushrooms are preferred sliced to get a seamless experience. Learn how to slice mushrooms perfectly.

Tips for dhingri matar.

1. We suggest using a tava for this sabzi, so the ingredients get enough space and get cooked faster. Alternatively, you can use a broad pan for this sabzi.

2. Add whisked curd, so it doesn’t split while cooking. Also do not cook too much after adding curd.

Is Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter healthy?

Yes, this is good and healthy subzi. Mushrooms contain only 18 calories and is safe to be consumed by those who have high blood pressureGreen peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness.Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics

Let's understand the Ingredients of Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter.

What's good in Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter.

Mushrooms : One cup of Mushrooms contain only 18 calories and is safe to be consumed by those who have high blood pressure. Mushrooms has a Glycemic Index of 15 which is very low and is diabetic friendly. The B-vitamins Thiamine (B1)Riboflavin (B2)Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6) and Folic acid (B9) which are present in good amounts in mushrooms are involved in various metabolic reactions in the body. to convert into energy. See the detailed 8 benefits of mushrooms.

Green Peas : Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism.  Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

Vegetable Oils : To some vegetable oil is only soyabean oil, while some promote it as a mix of oils like soyabean, canola, sunflower, corn and other omega-6 rich oils. These are often cheaper options than many oils, but they are highly processed oils. They are undoubtedly not to be reached out for, whether you are looking for salad dressings, sautéing or cooking.  The 5 best oils used in cooking are olive oil (low temperature short time cooking), avocado oilcanola oilcoconut oil and peanut oil. You must read the super article to find the facts of  which oil is the healthiest avoid vegetable oil

Garlic : Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics. Garlic is great for the heart and circulatory system. Garlic has an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal function and can help in relieving common cold and other viral infections. To boost your immune system have a garlic clove a day. Garlic is a top anti viral food. The thiosulphate compound, Allicin found in garlic acts as a strong antioxidant and protects our body from damage of free radicals.  Read here for complete benefits of garlic

Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.  

Red chilli powder : Red chilli powder can set the taste buds on fire, and sometimes the tummy too! It is basically a spice blend consisting of one or two types of dried red chillies that are ground and pulverized into a fine powder. It is generally used to add spice to otherwise bland foods.

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest source of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Cashew Nuts (kaju) : In general, walnutscashew nutspeanutsalmondspistachios and pinenuts are a healthy snack to carry keep with you as they are rich in monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats and good for heart. They are a healthy snack for Diabetics. Dietary intakes of cashew and other foods rich in magnesium helps to regulate blood pressure. See 9 amazing benefits of cashew nuts for complete details. 

Benefits of Poppy seeds :  Poppy seeds are effective in quenching thirst, fevers, inflammation and irritation of the stomach. Poppy seeds are good pain relievers, which can soothe muscular and neuralgic pains. They are often taken for rheumatism.  A paste of poppy seeds ground with lime juice is used as a topical application for dry itching. The milk extracted from poppy seeds, known as opium is taken with honey to cure insomnia. However, always remember that opium is narcotic and can cause great harm if used without proper advice and precautions. It should be not given to infants, children, pregnant ladies and people suffering from kidney diseases.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter   ?

Yes, Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest source of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics

Can healthy individuals have Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter   ?

Yes, this is good and healthy subzi.

What is a healthy accompaniment to the Subzi? 

We suggest a bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination.

Bajra Roti

Bajra Roti

Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

2. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 152 calories that come from Matar Dhingri, Dhingri Mutter ?

Walking (6 kmph) =                           46  mins
Running (11 kmph) =                            15  mins
Cycling (30 kmph) =                           20  mins
Swimming (2 kmph) =                            26  mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy152 cal8%
Protein5.2 g9%
Carbohydrates10.1 g3%
Fiber3.6 g14%
Fat9.8 g15%
Cholesterol3 mg1%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A180.8 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C10 mg25%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)17.7 mcg9%
MINERALS
Calcium63.3 mg11%
Iron1.2 mg6%
Magnesium41.9 mg12%
Phosphorus121.7 mg20%
Sodium10.4 mg1%
Potassium166.6 mg4%
Zinc0.5 mg5%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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