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Easy Gobi Matar

Jui Kulkarni
Gobi Matar is a vegetarian dish made with cauliflowers, peas along with Indian spice mixes. Garnish it with coriander leaves and pair with hot rotis.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Sabji
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 person


  • 2 cup cauliflower florets.
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp peanut powder optional
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • pinch of hing asafoetida
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 small piece of ginger chopped
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 cup water
  • fresh chopped coriander for garnish
  • 1 small piece of jaggery
  • salt as per taste


  • In a pan, heat oil on medium flame.
  • Once the oil heats, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Let the mustard crackle then add ginger and garlic.
  • Stir and let it turn golden brown.
  • Then add pinch of hing and turmeric.
  • Immediately add cauliflower florets, peas and water.
  • Add the spice powders - coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, chili powder.
  • Stir everything together. Add salt as per taste and small piece of jaggery.
  • Let the gobi matar simmer on medium for 10 mins. Once the florets turn soft, that means the Gobi matar is ready.
  • Turn off the flame and add chopped coriander.
  • Serve with hot rotis.