Jun 11, 2008

Aloo Mattar

Aloo ( Potato ) mattar ( Peas ) is the most popular
dish in North India.A simple delicious gravy and a
great combo for Rotis and Parathas.
Potato - 2
Peas - dried/frozen/fresh - 1 cup
onions - 3
Tomato - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
coriander powder - 1 tblsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 2
salt - to taste
Butter - 1 tblsp
Saunf - 1/2 tsp
  • If using dried peas , soak it for 5 hrs.
  • Peel the skin of potato and cut into cubes and pressure cook along with peas for 2 whistles.
  • Take some butter in a kadai.Add onions,tomatoes.Stir it for 2 min.
  • When it cooled down grind it to a nice paste.
  • Take the remaining butter in the kadai.
  • Add saunf , ginger garlic paste and green chillies.
  • Now add the grinded paste and fry till the oil separetes.
  • Then add all the powders and 1 cup of water.
  • When water comes to boil add the cooked potato and peas.
  • Switch off the flame when the gravy thickens.


Asha said...

When we visited Bombay long time ago, this is dish we ate almost everyday, love it. Looks delicious Kamala!:)
Kids are done with school today!YAY!

Happy cook said...

Yumm will be delicious with some parathas to soak up all those gravies :-)

Laavanya said...

The colour of the gravy is so good.. must be just aweseme with rotis or peas pulao.

Cham said...

Love this curry anytime, with anything roti or rice. Looks delicious!

Uma said...

delicious aloo mattar Kamala! lovely gravy.

meeso said...

No wonder It's popular, It's too tasty... Looks yummy!

easycrafts said...

Tasty and comfort side dish for rotis

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Really good one...looks lovely

Madhavi said...

Yummy Yummy entry Kamala, Aloo Mattar looks delicious, and awesome!!!

Maheswari said...

Looks so YUM!...lovely color....

Rishi said...

Excellent recipe! Thanks