Aloo Matar ki Sabzi

March 12, 2014

aloo matarAloo matar ki sabzi is a very simple and delicious curry and is specially served with poori, paratha,and roti. This is an easy home style curry which you can make very easy at home as a side dish for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients :-

  • Potatoes – 2 cups (boiled and cut in cubes)
  • Green peas – 1 cup boiled
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped Onions – 3/4 cup
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli paste – 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste  – 1/2 tsp
  • Tomatoes – 1 cup (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Coriander powder – 2 tbsp
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Oil – 3 tbsp (or as per needed)
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves – handful (chopped)

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Method :-

  1. Heat the oil and add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle. When they crackle, add the onions and saute till  golden brown.
  2. Add the ginger-garlic paste and green chilli paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
  3. Now add tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are mushy.
  4. Add coriander powder,salt,chilli powder, garam masala powder and cook till oil separates.
  5. Now add the green peas and potatoes and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. Now add water as per required and let it boil.
  7. Let it simmer till the gravy thickens.
  8. Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with puree, rotis or parathas.

Tips :- I prefer to fry potatoes separately and then adding it to the masala mixture as it gives a nice taste.


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