- Created on 03 September 2009
- Written by Archana Doshi
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Aloo Mutter is a very traditional Punjabi dish that is made with potatoes and peas, simmered in light and tangy tomato gravy. The recipe has a delicate addition of spices to the potatoes in a tangy tomato gravy, simmered to perfection brings out the essence of this flavorful dish. Serve this dish along with parathas or steamed rice, it will be just perfect.
Makes: 4 servings
2 large potatoes, boiled and diced
1/2 cup of peas/mutter, steamed
1 onion, finely chopped
1 cup of freshly pureed tomatoes
1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 or 2 green chillies, slit
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon of garam masala powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
a small bunch of coriander leaves, finely chopped
salt to taste
oil for cooking
Make a paste of the onion, ginger and garlic and keep aside.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan; add in the cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Add in the onion paste mixture and saute on low heat until the raw small from the onions go away and they turn golden in color.
Add in the tomato puree, green chillies, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt and chilli powder and stir well. Allow the tomatoes to come a boil. Once it comes to a boil, add in the cooked potatoes. Turn the heat to low, cover the pan and simmer the mixtrue for about 15 minutes. In the last 3 minutes of the simmering process, add in the steamed peas and stir.