Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Aloo-Matar

Ingredients
Small potatoes-12
Frozen green peas -1/4cup
Onion(medium size)-1
Green chilli-1
Tomato(big)-1
Gignger-1/4" piece
Garlic-2cloves
Turmeric powder-1/4teaspoon
Chilli powder-1teaspoon
Coriander powder-1teaspoon
Cumin Seeds-1teaspoon
Oil
Salt

Method
Boil the small potatoes and peel the skin. Shallow fry them with little oil and keep it aside.

In the same pan,add crushed ginger-garlic,chopped onion-g.chilli and fry till the onion becomes transparent. Then add chopped tomatoes and cook till it becomes mushy. Add the spice powders,cook on low heat till the raw smell goes.

Let it cool. Grind the masala with little water to fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan,make the tempering with cumin seeds, add the masala with enough water and bring it to boil.
Add the (defrosted) green peas and the potatoes.
Cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Switch off the stove and garnish with cilantro.
Aloo-matar is ready to enjoy with roti/poori.

18 comments:

  1. aloo mattar looks great with lovely small potatoes.

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  2. My fav dear..love it with pooris :)

    US Masala

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  3. Nice way to make aloo matar... I like the way you used potatoes:)

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  4. கிழங்குல சைட் டிஷ் வைக்காம ஒழுங்கா இருக்கப் பாக்குறேன். இப்பிடி ஏங்க வைக்கிறீங்களே, நியாயமா?

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  5. Very delicious aloo mattar, my fav with rotis..

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  6. very delicious...i would love to hav it with parathas !

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  7. Lovely recipe. never tried this..will try for roti..

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  8. Alu matar looks yummy and tempting. Wonderful presentation.

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  9. It is mouth watering!!! I will try this and let you know the results very soon. :)

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  10. Reshmi,Asiya akka,Aipi,Smita,Imma,Kalpana,kurinji,Priya,Gayathri,Sonali,Chitra,Babli,Priya thanks a bunch for the lovely comments!

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  11. So yummy and delicious!!

    First time here u have wonderful space and nice dishes !!! Glad to follow u !!

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  12. Wow,looks so delicious,that too the golden fried small potatoes looks very tempting in the curry!

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  13. wow, looks delicious and great for chapati

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  14. நல்ல கிரேவியோடு செய்தது சாதத்துடனும் சேர்த்து சாப்பிட மிகவும்ஸௌகரியம். கிழங்கைப் பொறித்து சேர்ப்பது சுவையைக் கூட்டுகிறது. சொல்லுகிறேன்.

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