>> Saturday, November 24, 2012
Aloo Matar Sabji
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Potatoes / Aloo - 3 medium
Green peas, shelled (blanched) - 1 cup
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Onions - 1 big
Ginger, grated - 2"
Green Chilies - 2 medium
Oil - 2 tbsp
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Roasted Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Tomato - 1 small
Salt to taste
Fresh coriander leaves for garnish
How to make Aloo Matar Sabji
If you are using fresh peas, shell and blanch in hot water.
Else wash well and microwave for 8 mins. Keep it aside. Microwave potatoes for 8 mins. Soak in water and peel the skin off.
Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and when it crackles add onions, saute well. Then add grated ginger and chopped green chilli, saute for a minute.
Now add the boiled potatoes, mix everything well.
Next add the red chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder, and coriander powder, mix well and add chopped tomatoes. combine and simmer for few mins.
When the masala is cooked for couple of minutes, add the cooked peas, 1/2 cup water, Garam masala. Let this simmer for 6 mins. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
This is more of a dry side dish, but can easily be served with rotis/ pooris.
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