Monday, November 10, 2008

Aloo Mattar ( Potato - Peas Masala)





Ingredients

Potatoes - 1/2 kg(diced and boiled)
Onions - 2
Tomatoes - 2
Peas - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt- to taste
Oil, Butter - 1 tsp each

To Fry and Grind

Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
Cloves - 2
Cardamom - 2
Aniseed - 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Coconut - 3/4 tsp
Ginger - 1 piece
Garlic - 4 cloves

Method:

* Melt butter and heat oil in a pan.
* Add onions and fry for 2 minutes.
* Add masala and fry till raw smell goes away.
* Add Tomatoes, Turmeric powder and Chilli powder and fry till tomatoes become mushy.
* Add Potatoes and peas with salt and enough water.
* Let it boil for 5 to 6 minutes.
* Garnish with coriander leaves.

2 comments:

  1. I'm glad I found your blog. I am a lover of indian food! I knew the chicken masala, I didn't know there was a recipe with peas and potatos. yuumy!

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  2. Nicole (Nico's Eats)November 12, 2008 at 11:22 AM

    Looks fantastic! My husband and I love Indian food, and this will be tried in our kitchen soon, for sure.

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