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Gajar Matar

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

Gajar Matar Gajar Matar

Chef

: Niru Gupta

Recipe Servings

: 4

Recipe Cook Time

: 30 Minutes

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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

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 the coriander powder, 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.

Key Ingredients: Asafoetida, Garam Masala


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