Aloo Matar Masala

Aloo matar masala

Aloo matar is a curry which we often make at home.This is an easy style home-made curry which goes well with any type of chapatis, Paratha or puri.

One of my friend asked me to post aloo matar so I am posting this recipe.


  1. 3-4 potatoes chopped in small pieces
  2. 1 cup green peas
  3. 1 tsp chopped ginger
  4. 1 tsp chopped green chili
  5. 1 cup tomato purée
  6. 1 tsp oil
  7. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  8. Hing a pinch
  9. 1 tsp turmeric
  10. 1 Tbsp salt
  11. 1/2 tsp garam masala
  12. 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  13. 1 tbsp powdered coriander powder
  14. Chopped coriander leaves for garnish


  1. In a pressure cooker heat oil and add the hing and cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds begin to splutter, add the chopped ginger and green chili. sauté it.
  3. Add the tomatoes or purée, turmeric, salt, red chili powder and the coriander powder, and stir-fry .
  4. Add the peas, potatoes and sauté over high heat .
  5. Add 2 cups of water, and let it whistle for 3-4 whistles.
  6. Lastly add Garam masala and garnished with the coriander leaves.
  7. Add less or more water according to the consistency you want.
Serve this aloo matar masala with chapatis, puri or paratha.
 I always served aloo matar with 1 tsp of pure ghee on top of it.
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