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mattar Line breaks: mat¦tar
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌtəː/

Definition of mattar in English:


Indian term for pea.
Example sentences
  • Another good choice, and veggie-friendly, is the aloo mattar, a green pea and potato curry.
  • I've had the excellent aloo mattar tikki before - lightly spiced potato and pea cakes, shallow fried and great with yoghurt dressing.
  • The product line contains more than 100 different dishes, including soy cheese pizza, tofu-vegetable lasagna, and Indian mattar paneer.


From Hindi maṭar.

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