A basic vegetarian recipe that is a family favorite. Aloo matar (Potatoes and Peas) are cooked together to create a simple yet delicious sabzi ka salan.
It’s become difficult to write these days. No, I am not facing writer’s block or running out of recipes. It’s just that I have been so caught up and busy in both my personal & professional life that it’s difficult to find the time to write blog posts.
But don’t worry. I haven’t disappeared and once things settle down or I somehow discover there are more than 24 hours in a day I will start writing a bit more regularly. Till then, here’s a recipe that is a family favorite. A basic aloo matar sabzi – making it is pretty basic but I can’t tell you how delicious it tastes after a long hard day. We make sure we add a bit of gravy to the salaam so that we can eat it with rice or soak up the roti with the sabzi ka salan. YUM!
Would love it if you could try out and rate the recipe, and let me know how it was in the comments below!
Aloo Matar ki Sabzi
- 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
- 1/2 cup Coriander dhaniya, for garnish
- 2 Green chilies for garnish
Heat oil. Add onions and fry till light brown.
Add cumin seeds and cook for a few seconds till they splutter.
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.
Add potatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add peas with 1 cup water. If you prefer a dryer sabzi then add only 1/4th cup of water.
Cook till potatoes are tender and desired level of gravy is reached. Garnish with green chili and coriander.