May 28, 2010

Aloo Mutter

Aloo Mutter is a North Indian side dish suitable for Roti, Naan etc., I had 3 packs of frozen peas sitting in my freezer. MK justs gets one whenever he goes for grocery shopping without knowing whether we have used last week's stuff :-(. So after preparing Peas Pulav, Vegetable Briyani etc., I thought of making this side dish along with naan. People at home enjoyed it.

We can add a little cream to make the gravy have a restaurant touch. I did not add any sort of milk or cream but the taste was good. Try and enjoy !!!!


Aloo Mutter is sent to CWS - Cumin seeds event hosted by Sara started by Priya.

Ingredients

Potatoes - 4 no
Peas - 1 cup
Onion - 2 no
Tomato - 2 no
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Green Chilly paste - 1/2 tsp
Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/4 tsp
Red food color - 1 pinch (optional)
Kasoori Methi Leaves - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Coriander Leaves
Salt for taste
Oil - 3 tsp

Method
  • Wash, Peel, Boil and Dice the potatoes into medium size pieces.
  • Add 1 tsp oil, saute the onion until it is translucent and puree it.
  • Heat oil, add cumin seeds in medium flame.
  • Add onion puree followed by curry leaves.
  • Add ginger garlic, green chilly paste in low flame and saute until raw smell is gone.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt in medium flame and cook until oil separates.
  • Add the potatoes, peas and mix well. Mix the red color in drops of water and add it to the gravy.
  • Add 1 cup water and smash some of the potatoes to make the gravy thick. Gravy needs to be semi liquid-ish.
  • Once oil separates crush the kasoori methi leaves and sprinkle on the gravy.Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves and Serve Hot.

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8 comments:

Looks yummy dear. Lovely curry and pic.

our favorite curry.very easy to prepare and best side for the chapati..even with rice to..good one.looks so delicious..
Have a nice weekend..enjoy

Shabi, enakku antha bowl appadiye venum..tempting dear..

Aloo mutter looks perfect dear,,makes me hungry n drool worthy curry taste good with rotis.

One of the best comfort food...looks yum

Looks so tempting Sabitha..

Thats a delectable dish, would love to have with some rotis, beautiful dish dear!

Great pair with rotis..Loks delish Shabitha..

Love
Kairali sisters

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