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Aloo matar recipe
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Aloo Matar Masala Recipe

Aloo matar masala is a delicious Indian style potatoes and peas curry in tomato masala. Serve with hot rice or flat bread. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Harini


  • 200 grams potatoes
  • 100 grams peas
  • 2 big tomatoes pureed
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 green chilies slit
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger-garlic or ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice


Preparation For Aloo Matar

  • boil, peel and break the potatoes into big chunks. Also boiled shelled green peas.
  • Puree 2 large tomatoes and keep at ready.

Making Aloo Matar

  • Heat a thick pan with 2 tablespoons oil. temper with cumin seeds and slit green chili.
  • Add the chopped onions and saute well. Next add ginger garlic and saute
  • Now add the tomato puree and mix well. Add chili powder and turmeric powder. Saute well till the tomatoes are well cooked and turns mushy.
  • Add the cooked peas and potatoes, mix well and season with salt.
  • Add required water to adjust consistency. Simmer aloo mutter for 5-6 minutes. Add cilantro leaves and lemon juice. Mix well and serve aloo matar hot.


  • Do not mash the potatoes for this curry. Peel and break into large chunks.
  • You can add more water and simmer for aloo matar gravy
  • You can double the recipe of aloo mutter


Calories: 176kcal