Aloo Matar Curry Recipe/ Potato with peas
Aloo 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.
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
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
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.
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
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