Aloo Matar

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Aloo Matar

Aloo Matar

Aloo Matar is a traditional Indian dish made with potatoes (Aloo) and peas (Matar). It is typically prepared with a base of onions, tomatoes, and spices, and can be served with roti, paratha, or any other type of flatbread, as well as with rice.

This side-dish (sabji) can be made in a variety of ways, with some variations including the addition of other vegetables or the use of different types of spices and seasonings. Regardless of the specific recipe, Aloo Matar is a flavorful and hearty dish that is sure to be a hit with the whole family.

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Aloo Matar

Easy and delicious vegan aloo gobi recipe.
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Course -Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine -Indian
Keyword -curry, indian, indian vegan, peas, potatoes
Prep Time -10 minutes
Cook Time -30 minutes
Total Time -40 minutes
Servings -4 people
Calories -377kcal
Author -Veganbell
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  • Set a pan over medium heat. Add oil.
  • Once it's hot, add cumin seeds and let them splutter for 30-40 seconds, or until they're brown.
  • Add garlic + ginger + chili + onion. Stir-sauté for 2-3 minutes, or until golden-brown.
  • Add potatoes and stir-sauté for 1 minute. Then cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • *After 5 minutes* Uncover the pan and give it a quick mix. Add tomatoes + turmeric powder + Kashmiri red chili powder + cumin powder + coriander powder + dried mango powder (amchur) + salt.
  • Stirring continuously, cook for 2 minutes.
  • Then cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • *After 5 minutes* Uncover the pan and give it a quick mix. Add green peas + water. After a quick-stir, cover the pan and cook everything for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  • *After 15 minutes* Uncover the pan. Using a potato masher (or the back of a ladle), gently mash around 1/3 part of the potatoes.
  • Turn off the heat. Add freshly chopped cilantro and give everything a nice mix.
  • Aloo Matar is now ready. Transfer to serving bowl(s) and enjoy with rice, roti, paratha or your fav flatbread.
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  1. Feel free to adjust the quantity of spices to your liking.
  2. If you don't have dried mango powder, you can simply drizzle fresh lemon juice at the end.


Calories: 377 kcal | Carbohydrates: 68 g | Protein: 11 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g | Sodium: 113 mg | Potassium: 1644 mg | Fiber: 12 g | Sugar: 11 g | Vitamin A: 1470 IU | Vitamin C: 102 mg | Calcium: 85 mg | Iron: 4 mg

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3 Responses

  1. Krishna Balaji says:

    5 stars
    As a kid, aloo paratha and aloo matar used to be my go-to lunch. And I love how delicious this came out. Thanks for sharing!

  2. 5 stars
    My husband and kids love your Indian dishes and this was no different. Thanks.

  3. Could you please state the exact measurement of ingredients rather than ‘cup’. There are many people in the world that has no idea what that is.
    Many thanks

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