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Aloo Matar (Potato & Peas curry)


Aloo Matar (Potato & Peas in spicy sauce) is an authentic North Indian dish, simple and can be served with all types of Indian bread.

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Ingredients:

  • Cooking oil (to deep fry)
  • Potatoes (2, diced)
  • Cumin seeds (1 tsp)
  • Asafoetida powder (a pinch)
  • Turmeric powder (a pinch)
  • Chilly powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Coriander powder (1 tsp)
  • Green peas (200 gms)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water (1 cup)
  • Garam masala (1 tsp)
  • Green Chilly (1, split)
  • Cloves (2)

Method:

  1. Heat oil to deep fry in a pan. Add potatoes and deep fry then till it turns light golden brown in color.
  2. Drain excess oil and keep it aside.
Potato fries for Aloo matar recipe. www.veenaskitchen.com
  1. Heat a pan, add oil (1 tbsp) and cumin seeds into it.
  2. Once the cumin seeds splutter, add asafoetida powder,  turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder and mix well.
  3. Add green peas, water and cook for 5 minutes.
Peas for Aloo matar recipe. www.veenaskitchen.com
  1. Add salt as per taste.
  2. Add garam masala, green chilly and cloves.
  3. Add the fried potato dices into it and mix well.
Potato & Peas  in wok Aloo matar recipe. www.veenaskitchen.com

Aloo Matar is now ready to be served with all types of Indian breads.

Aloo Matar (Potato & Peas curry) recipe for www.veenaskitchen.com

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Weekend

Weekend Kitchen – April 16, 2011

My weekend  post  will include posting links to some great content I ran across during the week.

I will not  go into depth about the sites, but feel free to check it out if they sound interesting.

Al dente asks the question, Is rice the new bread in America? I guess in India is going the other way and eating more bread.

While on the subject of bread, read this post on  fact from Turkey: 6 million loaves of bread are thrown in garbage in turkey everyday.

A Sunbeam 5891 2-Pound Programmable Breadmaker from Amazon.com is an easy way to make fresh bread at home and is definitely on my wish list even though I don’t bake much. Good time to learn

A  fresh view of the marketplace and what is available by Aparna Balasubramanian of My diverse kitchen .

Have a nice week-end