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Friday, May 28, 2010

Aloo Matar Recipe

Aloo Matar Curry Recipe/ Potato with peas

Aloo matar curryAloo Matar is a very famous Indian dish and is very simple to prepare. Is there anyone out there who does not love potatoes? I am sure there are very few. This is mostly loved by people of all age groups. This curry goes well with all Indian breads.

Ingredients needed

Potato - 4
Peas - 1 cup ( fresh/frozen)
Onion - 1 cup chopped
Green chillie -1 or 2
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Tomato - 2 big finely chopped
Salt as needed
Oil -1 tbsp
Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1 tsp

Spice powder

Coriander powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Chillies powder -1/2 tsp ( add more if you want more heat)
Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
Amchur powder 1/2 tsp

potato curry with peas-aloo matar sabjiPreparation

Grind onion, green chillies and ginger to a fine paste.

Cook peas till soft.

Cook potatoes till soft, peel its skin and cut it into cubes. Keep aside.

Method

Heat oil , add cumin seeds, when they splutter, add the above paste and saute till oil separates.

Then add finely chopped tomatoes and cook till mushy. Add all the spice powder.

Add potatoes, peas, needed salt,1/2 cup of water and simmer till it blends well with the spices and thickens a little.

You can adjust the consistency of the gravy as you like.

Also refer Aloo Gobi Masala and more side dish for chapati

This recipe goes to My Legume Love Affair- 23 started by Susan

Meet you all again with an interesting post, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuskitchen

43 comments:

  1. hi..lovely aloo mutter!

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  2. Dear padhu
    Very nice recipe and the decoration too. I liked that dash of Amchur,
    Hvae a nice weekend

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  3. HI Padu,
    How are you? Things have been hectic for me too, I hope I'll be back to blogging next week :) Nice curry...love this combo and this looks very delicious :)

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  4. wow Padhu, wat a spicy n colorful click...This tastes divine with hot onion sambar.

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  5. alloo mattar my favorite one.very easy and best with chapati even with bread too..nicely presentaed padhu..what a lovely flowers..

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  6. This is a lovely dish and I like the potato flowers, very pretty!

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  7. Padhu,
    Potato,mutter flower cute. Nice curry

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  8. மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கு...

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  9. My favourite combo, just love with rasam or with rotis, yumm!makes me hungry..

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  10. VEry simple preparation but yet delicious. Love these potato flowers..
    Have a Nice weekend Padhu

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  11. This is such a comforting dish! I love those pretty potato flowers:-)

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  12. Aloo Mutter curry tastes very good with curd rice...Nice aloo flowers.

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  13. simply yum yum..all time fav...i make the same way with same ingredients...its the best side dish to have with hot phulkas...nice colour in ur aalo matar..

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  14. Padhu, neenga ethavathu course pannunengala home science ille kitchen decoration ithu mathiri. Antha potato, peas flower is just awesome. Enaku romba pidichiruku both the dish and those flowers :)

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  15. Yummy!!! Goes great with Hot Hot Roti's!!!Love that Potato flowers!!!!

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  16. Very tempting alu mutter. Loved the potato flowers,very creative.

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  17. yummy n lovely dish..as usual nice click!

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  18. Beautifully presented and nice,delicious recipe...

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  19. I like the masala you have there, makes it flavorful. Perfect Bhaji for Poori I bet.

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  20. Nice recipe and beautiful decors dear..very creative

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  21. Hello Dear,
    How r u doing?
    This is my favorite curry:)

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  22. Wonderful presentation. One of my favourite dish. Looks delicious and tempting.

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  23. Aloo matar looks delicious and beautiful potato flowers to go with it...

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  24. Padhu, I don't know anyone who doesn't love a 'tato : ) And even though my hubby doesn't care for peas, he would hardly keep me from making this.

    Thank you for your fine MLLA recipe!

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  25. aloo matar looks awesome.as usual the veg carvings are great.

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  26. Aloo looks terribly yummy dear Padhu! I loved this dish with rice and rasam! :)

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  27. Delicious dish which kids(and adults) will surely love!!

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  28. Woooow!!! Aloo mutter is my faav dear after seeing ur curry makes me hungry n tempts me to cook soon...

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  29. Padhu, the decoration is wonderful, i first thought its some real flowers and then recognised as potato and peas :)
    ur dish is also very very nice....

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  30. woow....delicious curry. loved those beautiful flowers Padhu

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  31. Very inviting Padhu.Love your potato flowers

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  32. luv that aloo-peas flower...really wonderful...aloo matar is one of my fav with rotis...tempting click

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  33. U have made me hungry again after a heavy meal I had just a few mins ago. It looks good!

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  34. Simple and tasty dish very lovely presentation.

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  35. Aloo matar is looking so good. Nice recipe. YUM!!. So colorful....Loved those potato flowers...

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  36. yummy... looks wonderful... as usual nice decoration too

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  37. hi paddu - tried this recipe - was wonderful - thanks for sharing

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  38. can we do this recipe without amchur powder?

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  39. Yes Meraj, you can prepare this recipe even without amchur powder.

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  40. padhu,reaally its awesome,i tried it,it came out very well..

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