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Aloo Matar - 2

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Vegetarian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

12   Potatoes, (1 1/2 pounds) - washed (small)
2   Onion - rough chopped (medium)
3   Garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGinger
3 tablespoons 45mlVegetable oil
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlCumin
  Salt to taste
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric
2 teaspoons 10mlTomatoes - coarsely chopped (large)
1 cup 237mlPeas
1/4 cup 59mlWater
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala

Recipe Instructions

Cook the potatoes until tender. Peel and set aside. In the container of a blender or food processor, puree the onions, garlic, and ginger. In a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat, warm the oil.

Add the cumin. When the cumin darkens (1 to 2 seconds) add the purred onion mixture and saute until browned (about 12 minutes).

Add the salt, cayenne, turmeric, and tomatoes and cook until they soften (about 5 minutes). Add the peas and water, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Halve the cooked potatoes and add them to the skillet and cook covered another 5 minutes.

Mix in the garam masala just before serving.

Source:
Smita Chandra

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