Aloo matar recipe | Aloo mutter recipe | Aloo matar curry recipe

Aloo matar is one of the popular north indian vegetarian curry dish where potatoes and green peas cooked in aromatic spicy tomato onion base. This aloo matar recipe is very simple yet very delicious don’t take much effort.If you are in hurry to prepare vegetarian curry dish for your family, try this aloo mutter recipe for your busy schedule.Follow below step by step instructions on how to make aloo matar curry recipe?aloo matar recipe , aloo mutter recipe , aloo matar curry

Though there are various ways to cook aloo matar recipe either giving some add on like paneer, and various veggies or just prepare simple one for our regular requirements.

This is simple but very delicious aloo mutter recipe which you can make easily at home without giving much effort.

 

 

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What is aloo matar recipe?

 

Aloo matar recipe is a tasty indian vegetarian curry dish where ” Aloo ” is a hindi word it means “ Potato “, similarly “ Matar ” means ” Green peas “.

That means Green peas and potatoes cooked in aromatic tomato onion mixture.

Though you can cook two most popular aloo mutter recipes first one is gravy version known as aloo matar gravy and second one is a dry version of aloo matar recipe known as all aloo matar sabji.

 

 

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What to serve with aloo mutter recipe?

Serve this aloo mutter recipe with some plain rice or jeera rice even rotis, paratha goes well.

 

Tips to make best aloo matar curry recipe

 

  • Add on : Though in authentic aloo mutter recipe we don’t use any add on just to make the dish simple and tasty, but if you want add on you can add paneer, carrots , cauliflower , capsicum etc.

 

  • Choice of tomatoes : Use only red , rips, large size tomatoes for your aloo mutter, never use any tangy tomatoes because it makes the gravy sour.

 

  • Spices : To enhances flavor in your aloo matar curry don’t forget to use kasuri methi and a handful of coriander leaves at the end of making dish.

 

  • Cream or Cashew paste : Though it is not essential to add cashew paste or cream in your dish but if you want you can pour finely grind cashew paste or 2 tablespoon cream when aloo matar curry is ready.

 

 

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How to make aloo matar?

Here, the complete recipe of aloo matar preparation classified into three simple categories first one is masala paste for aloo matar recipe,

second one is making aloo matar gravy.

so, let’s make it now.

 

Masala paste for aloo matar recipe

 

1. For making aromatic masala paste for aloo matar recipe heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a pan and spread it evenly.

pour oil in a pan and spread it with a spatula

 

2. Now sprinkle 1 teaspoon cumin seed and 1 bay leaf, saute them for 1 minute.

saute bay leaf and cumin seed in pan

 

3. After that add 1 large size chopped onions and saute the onions in medium to low flame till slightly golden brown, it takes approximately 5 to 6 min in medium flame.

add chopped onions

 

 

4. Next add 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste and 2 to 3 chopped green chilies saute them for 1 min till raw smell disappear.

add ginger garlic paste and chopped green chili

 

5. Now pour tomato puree in pan.

pour tomato puree

 

6. After that cook the tomato puree properly for 7 to 8 min till raw smell of tomatoes goes way completely.

cook tomato onion puree for sometime

 

7. At this stage sprinkle 1 teaspoon red chili powder , 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder , 1 teaspoon coriander powder , 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder and salt to taste.

sprinkle turmeric powder, coriander powder , salt , garam masala powder

 

8. Now you can add dash of water and cook this aromatic tomato onion mixture for further 4 to 5 min in medium to low flame until mixture gets thicken and oil separates from gravy.

tomato onion mixture gets thicken

 

Making aloo matar gravy

 

1. Now for making aloo matar gravy add quarter cut potatoes.

add pottao in pan

 

2. Next saute this aloo mutter mixture for another 5 to 6 min until it cooked properly.

saute potatoes with this mixture

 

3. After that pour 300 ml water.

pour water in mixture

 

4. Also add 200 gram green peas either fresh or frozen.

add frozen green peas

 

5. Sprinkle more salt and check the taste, then cover the pan with a lid and cook this aloo matar curry for sometime until aloo are soft.

sprinkle salt if required then cover and cook the curry

 

6. For additional flavor don’t forget to sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon kasuri methi and 3 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander leaves.

sprinkle kasuri methi , freshly chopped coriander leaves

 

7. Finally our delicious aloo mutter recipe is completed.Serve it hot immediately.

serve hot this aloo matar curry

 

Aloo matar recipe card

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Yield: 4

Aloo matar recipe | Aloo mutter recipe

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This aloo matar recipe is a simple but delicious curry recipe where pottaoes and green peas cooked in spicy tomato onion gravy.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients for aloo matar recipe

  • 200 gram green peas [fresh or frozen ]
  • 3 large size potatoes chopped [ 2 inch ]
  • 1 medium size onion [ chopped ]
  • 4 medium size tomato [ puree ]
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chilies [ chopped ]
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • salt as required
  • 1/2 tablespoons kasuri methi or dry fenugreek leaves
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves or cilantro

Instructions

how to make aloo matar?

  1. At first for preparing aromatic masala paste for aloo matar recipe heat oil in a pan.
  2. Now add 1 bay leaf and sprinkle 1 teaspoon cumin seed , saute them till they began splutter.
  3. After that add 1 large size chopped onion , saute in medium to low flame till slightly golden brown.
  4. Next add ginger garlic paste and chopped green chilies saute them for sometime till raw smell disappear.
  5. Now add tomato puree and cook properly for 7 to 8 min till raw smell of tomatoes goes way completely.
  6. At this stage sprinkle a few teaspoons red chili powder , turmeric powder , coriander powder , garam masala powder. and salt to taste.
  7. Now you can add dash of water and cook this aromatic tomato onion mixture for further 4 to 5 min in medium to low flame until mixture gets thicken and oil separates from gravy.
  8. Now for making aloo matar gravy add quarter cut potatoes , green peas either fresh or frozen.
  9. Next saute this aloo mutter mixture for another 5 to 6 min until it cooked properly.
  10. After that pour water , sprinkle more salt and check the taste .
  11. Then cover the pan with a lid and cook this aloo matar curry for sometime until aloo are soft.
  12. For additional flavor sprinkle kasuri methi and freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  13. Finally our delicious aloo mutter recipe is completed.Serve it hot immediately with rice , roti,paratha

Notes

Aloo Matar Recipe Note

  1. If you want to use parboil potatoes use them, but make sure they are all-dente before adding matar gravy.
  2. If you don't have fresh green peas, you also use frozen peas.

Nutrition Information

Yield

3

Serving Size

3

Amount Per Serving Calories 595Total Fat 22gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 19gCholesterol 0mgSodium 354mgCarbohydrates 91gFiber 15gSugar 15gProtein 15g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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