Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Aloo Matar

                                                                     The green peas season will soon come to an end and  i thought let me make and post one matar recipe before that.Aloo matar is a common subzi made in north India.It can be made easily and quickly.It is also the most comforting food you can say.When we were travelling in europe i remeber having this aloo matar with pulao packed for us specially from a restaurant.

You will Need

  • Two Potatoes diced and boiled
  • One cup frozen or fresh Green Peas
  • One Onion(sliced)
  • Three Tomatoes
  • One tsp Cumin seeds
  • Three Garlic pods
  • One small piece of Ginger
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2tsp Red Chili Powder
  • One tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/4tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4tsp Coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Two tbs Oil
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves 

How to

  • Drop the Tomatoes in hot water Let the skin crack,remove it from the water and keep it aside.

  •  Peel the skin add,garlic,ginger,green chili and make it in to a puree. 

  •  Heat oil in a pan crackle cumin seeds.

  • Add sliced onion and fry till translucent.

  • Add tomato puree boil for two minutes stirring in between.add chili,turmeric,salt,coriander and cumin powder.

  •  Let it boil after adding the powders.Add the diced potatoes and peas and half cup of water and allow it to boil.keep away four pieces of potato aside.

  •  Mash four pieces of potato and mix it in the gravy to thicken.

  •  When it thickens add garam masala powder and switch off the stove.

  •  Add chopped coriander leaves and transfer in to a serving bowl.

Enjoy this aloo matar with any flat bread or pulao!


RENU said...


Chitra Ganapathy said...

Super clicks.I too have in archive.:)