Aloo matar curry recipe

aloo matar

Preparation time for aloo matar-30 minutes

Ingredients for aloo matar

  • Potato(cubes)-400 gm(Chopped and washed)
  • Frozen/fresh geen peas-100 gm
  • Chopped green chilli-2
  • Chopped onion-2 (medium)
  • Tomato puree-100 gm
  • (you may use 2-3 finely chopped tomato)
  • Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Cooking oil-3 to 4 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/3 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat a pressure cooker pan, add oil and let it heat.
  • Add cumin seeds and fry it for few seconds.
  • Add green chilli and onions, fry it till onions turn golden brown(approx 2-3 minute).
  • Add ginger garlic paste, cook it for a minute on low flame.
  • Add potato and fry it for 2 minutes on medium flame, keep stirring in between.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and coriander powder, mix it.
  • Add green peas, tomato puree and mix it, cover the pan and cook it for a minute on low flame.
  • Add one glass of water, salt and garam masala powder, mix it well.
  • Close the lid and cook it for 2 whistles on medium flame.
  • Turn off the flame and let the cooker cool down.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, tasty aloo matar is ready, serve hot with roti, poori, paratha or rice.


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