Monday, July 18, 2011

Alu mattar /Potato and peas dry curry




Ingredients:


Potatoes - 1/4 kg


Muttar (fresh peas) 1/4kg


Green chillies - 3-4


Onion - 1


Curry leaves - few


Haldi powder - a pinch


Hing - a pinch


Salt as required


Urad dal - 1 tsp


Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp


Oil


Coriander leaves for garnishing.

Lemons - 2




Method:


Boil the potatoes, peel the skin and mash nicely.


Boil the mattar in a microwave bowl with water for 7 minutes.


Cut the onion into small slices.


slit the green chillies and cut into half.


Take a kadai and season with mustard seeds and urad dal, hing green chillies. curry leaves in little oil.


Now add the mashed potatoes, cooked mattar and stir nicely.


Add salt, haldi powder and mix nicely and stir and cook.


Cook for about 5 minutes.


After the aloo mattar is cooked nicely,remove from fire and garnish with coriander leaves.


Now squeeze the juice of 2 lemons and mix nicely.


The Aloo mattar dry curry is hot, sour and tasty to be had either with chappathis as a side dish or as a filling in dosas (masala dosa) or to be made into round balls and dipped in besan batter and fried as batata vada (aloo vada).




22 comments:

  1. Wow so tempting. Alu mattar ia an all time favourite which can be eaten with any roti or puri.

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  2. Yummy side dish for chapathis...

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  3. Mmmm...very yummy...usually make it this way for poori and masala dosa...

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  4. Dry aloo mattar goes well with many of our dishes.Be it a side for rotis or folded inside masala dosai. It beats all fillings hands down in samosas and parathas too. And what about eating with rasam sadham. Thanks for sharing this very versatile accompaniment recipe.

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  5. I make this often.. My fav..

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  6. I would finish off the whole bowl as it is. Yummy

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  7. Aloo Matar looks very tempting and delicious. Great dish to be complimented with many kinds of meals like dosa, pooris etc.

    Deepa

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  8. Great recipe..Lovely combo and very inviting!!

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  9. I love to eat this with rotis. Love any recipe with potato. ;-)

    Cheers,
    Uma
    http://umaskitchenexperiments.blogspot.com

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  10. love potato...and very nice to eat with chapati's

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  11. Love this and its perfect with chapathis and dosas..

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  12. yummy and tempting combination.. looks gr8 :)

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  13. Yummy .....like this with roti/poori

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  14. Love this a lot.Perfect with poori...

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  15. All time favorite. Looks yumm.

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  16. this looks delicious colourful combination following your yummy site

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  17. perefct side dish with roti..looks delicious!

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  18. Must have a lot rice to go with this, look so nice.

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