Gajar Matar Recipe

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Gajar Matar
How to make Gajar Matar
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The classic carrot-pea dish tossed in mild spices is full of flavor and colour.

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 Matar

  • 1.Heat the ghee/ olive oil in a heavy-based pan.
  • 2.Add the asafoetida and ground spices.
  • 3.When the spices darken a bit, add the vegetables and stir till they look a little glossy.
  • 4.Add chilli powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well.
  • 5.Lower heat and cook uncovered till tender.
  • 6.Mix in the lemon juice and serve garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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