Sunday, December 25, 2011

Aaloo Matar (Peas with Potatoes) آلو مٹر

Aaloo Matar (Peas with Potatoes)

Aaloo Matar is a very delicious vegetarian dish. Matar season starts from November and ends in Feb- March in Pakistan.

  • Matar beans (Peas) Fresh 1/2 kg
  • Potatoes 400g
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Onion  sliced 2
  • Tomatoes chopped 3
  • Ginger paste1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh Coriander leaves for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Chilli powder 1 or more teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1  teaspoon
  • Garam Masala 1 teaspoon
  • Remove seeds from beans and retain.
  • Saute onion in oil , remove and grind. Keep aside.
  • Now add ginger, garlic , tomatoes , salt, chilli, coriander powder, grinded onion and fry till oil separates out.
  • Now add matar and potatoes and cook for 5 minutes, then add 2 glass of water and cook till matar and potatoes are tender.
  • Sprinkle garam masala and fresh coriander leaves and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Delicious Aaloo Matar curry is ready. Serve with Roti or boiled rice.