Gajar Matar Recipe
How to make Gajar Matar
Gajar Matar: The classic carrot-pea dish tossed in mild spices is full of flavor and colour.
- Total Cook Time 45 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 30 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Gajar Matar
- 2 cups peas-shelled
- 1/2 carrots-cubed to match the peas
- 2 Tbsp ghee or olive oil
- 1/4 Tbsp asafoetida
- 1/2 Tbsp fenugreek seeds-roasted and coarsely pounded
- 1 Tbsp fennel seeds-roasted and coarsely pounded
- 1/2 Tbsp chilli powder
- 1/4 Tbsp garam masala
- Salt to taste
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
How to Make Gajar MatarHideShow Media
Heat the ghee/ olive oil in a heavy-based pan.
Add the asafoetida and ground spices.
When the spices darken a bit, add the vegetables and stir till they look a little glossy.
Add chilli powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well.
Lower heat and cook uncovered till tender.
Mix in the lemon juice and serve garnished with chopped coriander leaves.