Daily Archives: June 30, 2013

Gobhi Mattar

Sounds boring ……. tastes good!

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen


  • 1 cauliflower cut into buds
  • 1 cup peas
  • 3 large tomatoes chopped
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tbspn ginger garlic paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Few cloves
  • Few peppercorns
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • ½ tspn chaat masala
  • ½ tspn garam masala
  • ½ tspn coriander powder
  • 1 big cardamom
  • 2 tbspns chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tspn fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn chilli flakes
  • ½ cup oil


-Heat oil in a pan and add whole garam masala. When it begins to sizzle add ginger garlic paste and fry until its golden brown. Now add tomatoes, salt, red chilli and turmeric and cook on medium heat.

-When tomatoes are a bit soggy, add cauliflower and cook for some time. Then add peas and mix. Cover the top of the pan with the lid and let it cook on medium low heat for about 15 minutes. Take off the lid, add rest of the spices, give it a stir and cook uncovered on high heat with constant stirring.

-When the water is evaporated, dish out, garnish with green chillies and coriander.