Chaghar Matti (چغرمٹی) or Matai, also spelled as Chagar Matti, is a village in Peshawar District. The fame of Chaghar Matti is due to the Tomb of Ashab Baba (a companion of Muhammad) being located in the region.
Chaghar Matti is located 17 km away from Peshawar and 5 km from Warsak Road. The village is located at an altitude of 345 m (1,135 ft) above sea level. It is located in a plain area, surrounded by green and fertile fields. To the east of Chaghar Matti, Peshawar City is situated, to the west Bara and Warsak, to the north Mechani and Shabqadar and to the south, University Road. There are more than twenty small villages around Chaghar Matti, which have their own local names, such as Haryan Ghar, Sarkhana and Jogani but they are collectively known by the name of Chaghar Matti. Chaghar Matti is a central place for these villagers.
It is believed that Matai got its name after Chagharzai tribe who lived here before Daudzais cam