Tuesday, 9 May 2017

How to make Matar Aloo Curry

Recipe of Punjabi Matar Aloo  Curry | Matar Aloo Sabji

Matar Aloo is a traditional Indian curry in which peas and potatoes are cooked in onion tomato based gravy in Indian spices which tastes wonderful with Indian flatbread. Aloo Matar is simple yet flavorful. It is a perfect accompaniment for roti and naan.

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The best part about this recipe is that it is quick and easy to make. You can make it with minimum ingredients. You can use fresh peas or frozen peas. In Matar Aloo's recipe peas is the most important ingredient.

Aloo matar, aloo curry, Matar aloo sabji,Matar paneer,vegetarian recipes

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes20 minutes30 minutes Serves 4 

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 8 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 3 medium size potatoes
  • 4 tomatoes grounded/grated 
  • Pinch of asafoetida (Hing)
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Oil
Preparation of Gravy :
  • Chop potatoes in big chunks
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds in it
  • Add hing in it till it splutter
  • Add onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies in it
  • Saute till onion turns light brown
  • Add crushed tomatoes in it
  • Let it cook on medium flame for a minutes 
  • Add salt, turmeric, garam masala and coriander powder in it
  • Cook on low flame, add potatoes and peas in it
  • Add 1 cup of water in it and let it boil
  • Cover the lid and cook it for 2 whistles
  • When the pressure cools down naturally, open the lid
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Indian flatbread.
Note : You can add paneer/tofu in it 

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  1. Curry is always good :-)) This looks very comforting.

  2. Wonderful flavors in this dish. It looks and sounds delicious.

  3. Love this dish! One I often order in Indian restaurants, as a matter of fact. Better when made at home, though. Thanks!

  4. Now, I am not going to miss this always trending dish. I see potatoes, and I am jumping high up with the whole composure of its deliciousness.


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