Thursday, December 5, 2013

Aloo Matar

15-18 Baby Potatoes or 3 large potatoes boiled ,peeled and cubed
1½ cups Green Peas, fresh or frozen
1/2 medium Onion, finely sliced
1 large Tomato chopped
1/2 inch Ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
2-3 large cloves of Garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp Dhania/Corander Powder
½ tsp Jeera/Cumin Powder
Red Chilli Powder to taste
½ tsp Haldi/Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
½ tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste 

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it. When mustard seeds start to pop and splutter, add cumin seeds.
Add onion,ginger and garlic and fry them on medium flame till the edges of onions turns brown, about 3 minutes. Mix in tomato and give it a good stir. Let it cook for 4-5 mins on medium flame.
Add red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix them well. 

Add green peas, boiled potatoes and mix them well. Cover the pan and let it cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.
Reduce the flame to low and let the curry sit for 10-15 mins.
Serve this delicious Aloo Matar with steamed rice, chapati or puri.

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