4. Vegetables Recipes

Aloo Matar(Potato and Peas Curry)


  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds zeera
  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon red chili pepper
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 3 – 4 medium potatoes small cubes
  • 1 cup peas
  • ½ cup coriander dhaniya, for garnish
  • 2 green chilies for garnish


  1. Heat oil. Add onions and fry till light brown.
  2. Add cumin seeds and cook for a few seconds till they splutter.
  3. Add tomatoes, salt, turmeric & chili pepper after the cumin seeds have popped and you can smell the aroma. Cook tomatoes for 5 – 10 minutes while mashing with a wooden spoon.
  4. Add potatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add peas with 1 cup water. If you prefer a dryer sabzi then add only ¼th cup of water.
  5. Cook till potatoes are tender and desired level of gravy is reached. Garnish with green chili and coriander.

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