Come winters and there's a string of bright winter veggies that storm the market. From vibrant beetroot to warm and soothing saag, and the amazing carrot, one has countless delicious and nutritious options to tread through the winter season. The red, juicy and crunchy carrot is one winter veggie that is popular across age groups for being both nutritionally rich as well as delicious. Besides being a good source of beta-carotene, a natural pigment that is used by the body to make Vitamin A, carrot is also rich in dietary fibre that plays an important role in maintaining digestive health. It also fights cholesterol and boosts heart health.
And if you thought carrot is just all things healthy and not tasty, you are in for a surprise. Apart from drool-worthy gajar ka halwa, gajar or carrot is also used to prepare some of the most amazing sabzis and salads that are full of flavours. Here we have a quick and easy yet super delicious lunch recipe made with gajar along with another winter special and one of the most popular desi vegetables, green peas.
Gajar matar is a flavourful amalgamation of carrots, green peas and a host of spices such as methi seeds, saunf powder, salt, red chilli and garam masala sautéed together in oil. Probably one of the easiest and quickest dishes you can prepare for lunch, gajar matar is a tantalising mix of nutritious veggies that even the kids would enjoy.
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