aloo matar curry

Aloo Matar Curry Recipe – Potato Peas Curry – Matar Batata Bhaji

Aloo Matar Curry Recipe – Potato Peas Curry – Matar Batata Bhaji

With the onset of winters, Green Peas is abundant in the market. Make tempting Aloo Matar curry for a delicious meal you surely couldn’t resist.  This simple and healthy Potato Peas curry is prepared very easily. You can make this and serve to guests or have it for lunch or dinner.

Here is an easy recipe of Aloo Matar Curry  with step by step pictures to make flavorful sabzi. Garnish it  with Mouth watering potato-peas sabzi,  sprinkle some coriander springs and relish it with chapati, rice or naan to have a fun meal.

Direction:

Getting ready :

Take 2 tomatoes, 2 green chilies and 1 inch ginger piece to prepare a paste for the curry. Grind it finely in a grinder. Paste is ready.aloo matar curry

Peel the potatoes. We have taken 4 boiled potatoes.aloo matar curry

Making:

Heat a pan now. Put 2 tbsp oil in a pan to heat. Then add ½ tsp cumin seeds, 1 pinch asafoetida and reduce the flame so that the spices don’t burn. Also add ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and tomato-green chilly-ginger paste. Then add ¼ tsp red chilly powder.aloo matar curry

Sauté the masala until oil starts separating from the masala. When you see the oil, leaving the sides of masala then add green peas into it. We have taken 1 cup green peas. Mix all ingredients well. Cover and let in simmer of low flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Then check the peas after 3 minutes. To check, press them with a finger to check if soft.aloo matar curry

Add peeled potatoes. Crumble the potatoes roughly and mix it to the masala. Mix them thoroughly and increase the flame. Keep stirring for a minute or so. Then add some water to the sabzi as per your desire to make the sabzi with gravy. We have added 1 cup water in the sabzi so we will get sabzi with quite thick gravy.aloo matar curry

Add more than 1 tsp salt or to taste, ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tbsp chopped green  coriander. Mix all ingredients well and let the sabzi simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Cover it with a lid.aloo matar curry

Serving:

Mouth drooling Sabzi is now ready and it is really fragrant, transfer it in a  bowl. Mouth watering potato-peas sabzi is ready, garnish with some coriander sprigs. To enhance the flavor of sabzi add 1 tsp ghee to it. Serve this steaming hot with chapatti, parantha, poori or rice.aloo matar curry

Suggestion:

  • If you prefer eating spicy sabzi then increase the use of red chilly powder and if you like having less spicy sabzi then use green chilies and ginger only.
  • If you wish to make dry potato-peas sabzi then add salt, garam masala and some coriander to the sabzi at this point and let it cook for a minute or so.And the dry potato-peas sabzi will be ready.
  • If you like to have sabzi with thick gravy then add less water and if you wish to have sabzi with thin gravy then add less water.
  • This much quantity of sabzi is sufficient for 3 to 4 members.

Aloo Matar Curry Recipe - Potato Peas Curry - Matar Batata Bhajialoo matar curry
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Pea – 1 cup
  • Boiled Potatoes- 4 ( 300 gms)
  • Tomatoes – 2 ( 150 gms)
  • Green chili- 2
  • Ginger Baton – 1 inch
  • Green Coriander – 2 to 3 tbsp ( finely chopped)
  • Oil- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chili – ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – More than 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Take 2 tomatoes, 2 green chilies and 1 inch ginger piece to prepare a paste for the curry. Grind it finely in a grinder. Paste is ready.
  2. Peel the potatoes. We have taken 4 boiled potatoes.
  3. Heat a pan now. Put 2 tbsp oil in a pan to heat. Then add ½ tsp cumin seeds, 1 pinch asafoetida and reduce the flame so that the spices don’t burn. Also add ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and tomato-green chilly-ginger paste. Then add ¼ tsp red chilly powder.
  4. Sauté the masala until oil starts separating from the masala. When you see the oil, leaving the sides of masala then add green peas into it. We have taken 1 cup green peas. Mix all ingredients well. Cover and let in simmer of low flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Then check the peas after 3 minutes. To check, press them with a finger to check if soft.
  5. Add peeled potatoes. Crumble the potatoes roughly and mix it to the masala. Mix them thoroughly and increase the flame. Keep stirring for a minute or so. Then add some water to the sabzi as per your desire to make the sabzi with gravy. We have added 1 cup water in the sabzi so we will get sabzi with quite thick gravy.
  6. Add more than 1 tsp salt or to taste, ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tbsp chopped green coriander. Mix all ingredients well and let the sabzi simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Cover it with a lid.
  7. Mouth drooling Sabzi is now ready and it is really fragrant, transfer it in a bowl. Mouth watering potato-peas sabzi is ready, garnish with some coriander sprigs. To enhance the flavor of sabzi add 1 tsp ghee to it. Serve this steaming hot with chapatti, parantha, poori or rice.

 

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