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Gobhi Matar ka Keema

Gobhi Matar Ka Keema- Grated cauliflower cooked with green peas,tomato and mild spices
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Punjabi Cuisine
Keyword: GOBHI KEEMA, gobhi matar ka keema
Servings: 6 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 500 grams Cauliflower /phool gobhi
  • 3/4 cup Green Peas / Hari Matar Boiled
  • 250 grams Tomato / Tamatar Chopped / 4 medium
  • 1.5 tsp Green Chillies / Hari Mirch Chopped
  • 1.5 tsp Ginger / Adrak Grated
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras ( Optional )
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi
  • Salt / Namak to taste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 2 Cloves / Lavang
  • 6 tbsp Cooking Oil


  • Wash and soak cauliflower florets in turmeric water for 10 minutes.
  • Wash and wipe well to remove the moisture and then grate coarsely or shred finely.
  • In a heavy pan and add 3 tbsp oil or ghee,when become warm then add cumin seeds.
  • When cumin become golden then add the grated cauliflower and mix.
  • Now stir fry grated cauliflower on medium flame till become pink and get slightly cooked.(6-8 minutes)
  • Remove the stir fried cauliflower from the pan and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add 3 tbsp oil,when become warm add grated ginger,asafoetida,cloves and green chilies and saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and salt,cover and cook till tomato become soft.
  • Now add kasoori methi,turmeric and chili powder and saute till oil start separating from the tomato puree
  • Add garam masala and mix well.
  • Add cauliflower and boiled peas in the tomato masala and mix well,now cover the pan and cook on low flame for approx 5 -8 minutes or till cooked well but remain crisp(take care not to over cook it,otherwise it will look like a mash.)
  • Now add fresh coriander and lemon juice and mix gently


Serving suggestions-
serve as a side dish with any Indian bread or rice or use as a sandwich filling.