How to make 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 , Achari Aloo , Chutneywale Aloo . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Paruppu Urundai Kozhambu, Spiced Black Bean Stuffed Baked Potatoes, Kashmiri Paneer Masala, Beans With Tomato Yogurt Sauce . Or try out these recipes from Punjabi Cuisine like Moong Masoor ki Dal, Chicken Keema Pakora, Omelette Curry, Gehun Ka Halwa.

Aloo Matar Recipe Card

Aloo Matar

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Aloo Matar

  • 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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