Recipe: Matar Aloo

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Matar Aloo

North indian, Mains

129 calories/serving
25 mins
Matar translates to peas. This blockbuster combination of peas and potatoes is a comfort food for most Indians since it is easy to cook, amazing to taste and extremely healthy.

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1. Firstly, in a pressure cooker heat 4 tsp oil and saute ½ inch cinnamon, 2 pods cardamom, 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves, ½ tsp cumin seeds till it turns aromatic.

2. Now add in ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder and ½ tsp coriander powder. saute on low flame for 30 seconds.

3. Further add 1 onion and saute well.

4. Additionally add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.

5. Now add 2 tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.

6. Furthermore, add 2 potatoes cubed and 1 tsp salt. saute for a minute or more.

7. Further add ½ cup peas, 1 cup water and 1 green chilli. mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till potato gets cooked well.

8. Once the pressure gets settled down, mash slightly adjusting consistency.

9. Add in ½ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander leaves. mix well.

10. Finally, serve aloo matar recipe with roti, kulcha or naan.

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