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gobi matar or cauliflower shaak in a bowl on a gray plate.

Peas and Cauliflower Shaak Or Gobi Matar Dry

Shilpa Joshi
Authentic Indian curried cauliflower and peas dish. Easy to make and delicious!
5 from 18 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 169 kcal


  • pan


  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ tbsp jeera cumin
  • ¼ tsp hing asofoetida
  • 4 cups cauliflower florets
  • cup peas
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tbsp dhana jeeru cumin coriander blend
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder lal mirch found at Indian store
  • ½ tbsp sugar


  • Heat oil in pan on medium. Add mustard seeds. Once begins to pop/splutter add hing.
    Heated oil in a pan for cauliflower subzi shaak
  • Add cauliflower and peas
    Cauliflower and peas added to white pan on stove.
  • Add spices
    Cauliflower subzi shaak with spices in a pan.
  • Mix then cover and cook
    cauliflower subzi shaak
  • Will be ready in about 15 minutes.
    cauliflower subzi shaak



Instant pot: saute mode add oil and jeera, once jeera sputter add hing.  Mix in peas and cauliflower.  Add remaining spices and mix.  Close and cook on high 4 minutes and do quick release. Done!
You can use frozen peas and cauliflower to save on prep time


Calories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 5gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 614mgPotassium: 432mgFiber: 5gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 416IUVitamin C: 70mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cauliflower nu shaak, cauliflower shaak, curried cauliflower, gobi matar, peas and cauliflower shaak
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