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overhead shot of delicious Indiangajar matar sabzi- carrot and green peas stir fry served for lunch
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Gajar Matar recipe

This Indian gajar matar sabzi is the winter staple and tastes so good with rice and roti. This Indian style dry stir fry of carrots and peas is so delicious and healthy. For such a simple recipe, the flavor and taste of this sabzi is unbelievable.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Harini


  • 250 grams carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup shelled green peas or frozen
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 medium onion chopped fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt to taste


  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan. Temper with cumin seeds. Add finely chopped onions and saute till they turn soft.
  • Add shelled green peas. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add chopped carrots and mix. Saute for 3-4 more minutes in medium flame, keeping the pan open.
  • Season with salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and chili powder.
  • Mix well and continue to cook. Saute in medium flame for 10-12 minutes or until the vegetables get cooked and turn dry and slightly crispy. Serve hot.


Calories: 106kcal