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Aloo Matar Curry


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Aloo matar curry or Potato peas curry is quite a common dish in an Indian kitchen. It is delicious yet easy and simple to cook. It is a simple yet highly favourable dish.

This dish is cooked with boiled potatoes and green peas with a nice & rich tomato gravy.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

10 mins                    25 mins                     35 mins                     3-4 Serving

Ingredients:

Potato – 1 cup (boiled, peeled & diced)

Green Peas – 1 cup (shelled)

Onion – 1 large (finely chopped)

Ginger – 1-inch piece (grated)

Garlic – 3 cloves (minced)

Tomato – medium 3 (pureed)

Green chili – 2 (finely chopped)

Fresh green coriander – 2 tablespoon

Salt per taste –

Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon

Red chili powder – ½ teaspoon

Garam masala powder – ½ teaspoon

Water – 2 cups

Extra virgin olive oil or any vegetable oil – 3 tablespoon

Instructions:

  • Puree onion, ginger & garlic.
  • Now heat oil in a wok or large pan, add cumin seeds. When they splutter add the onion, ginger & garlic puree and fry till onions start to become golden in color.
  • Now add tomato puree. Add also salt, coriander powder, chili powder & turmeric powder. Fry till oil separates from masala. Cook on medium heat.
  • Now add boiled diced potatoes and boiled or fresh peas. Add water and simmer on low heat until it reaches the required consistency of the gravy and both potatoes & peas are tender and soft. Add garam masala powder. Mix and cook for another 1-2 minutes and then take off heat.
  • Transfer to the serving bowl and garnish with fresh green coriander.

Note: Aloo matar curry can be served with roti, chapatti, naan or rice. Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!

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