Aloo Matar Recipe - A tasty and spicy combination of potatoes with green peas.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes(आलू), Green peas(हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course_Veg

Aloo Matar

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Aloo Matar checkout Batata Song , Ambat Batata , Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy , Chutneywale Aloo . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Brinjals In Chilli Garlic, Malvani Drumstick, Masoori Chi Godi Shaak, Mushroom Mustard Curry. Or try out these recipes from Punjabi Cuisine like Dhaba Chicken, Besan Halwa, Jeera Chicken A La Sheetal, Jeera Aloo.

Aloo Matar Recipe - How to make Aloo Matar


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Potatoes 1 cm cubes(boiled)4 medium

  • Green peas shelled(blanched)1 1/4 cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger julienne 1 inch piece

  • Green chilli slit 1

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and when it crackles add ginger and green chilli, stir-fry for a minute. Add green peas, potatoes and stir fry till for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and coriander powder and stir-fry at slow heat till the spices blend well with the vegetables.

Step 3

Add salt and Garam masala and finish with chopped coriander leaves.

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