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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Peas and Potato Curry

As I said earlier in one of my post, peas and potato are so versatile that one can make many dishes out of them. Peas and potato curry or " aloo matar" is one such famous and tasty curry which is loved by all specially children. Here, i am sharing the recipe with pictures...


Potato - 3
Peas - 1 cup
Tomato - 3, chopped
Onion - 1, chopped
Green chilly - 2 chopped
Garlic cloves- 2 chopped
Coriander leaves - 3-4 tbs chopped
Cumin - 1/2 tbs
Turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilly powder, Garam masala, Amchoor - 1/2 tbs. each
Salt to taste
Oil for sauteing


Peel the potatoes and cut into pieces. In a pressure cooker put potato, peas and add 2 cups water, salt to taste and 1/2 turmeric powder. Put on the flame and let it boil till one whistle only.

In a wok, add 4-5 tbs oil. Once hot add cumin seeds and as they splutter, add chopped green chilly and garlic, saute for 20 seconds, add chopped onion, saute till it becomes translucent. Now add chopped tomatoes and saute for 3-4 minutes. Now add all the dry powders and mix.

After 3-4 minutes , to the wok add entire contents of cooker. Mix and let it boil for few minutes.

Potato and peas curry is ready. garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and Serve..

Hope You Liked It...

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