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Aloo Mutter

Sanika SN
5 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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It's a curry made of gteen peas and potatoes in rich, silky tomato - onion based sauce.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 Big Onion finely chopped
  2. 2 Tomatoes finely chopped
  3. 1 Inch Ginger + 2-3 Garlic Pods minced
  4. 4 Tablespoons Storebought Tomato Puree
  5. 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  6. 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  7. Little sugar
  8. Oil
  9. 2 Black Cardamoms
  10. 3 medium Potatoes cut into cubes
  11. 1 Cup Frozen Green Peas (Mutter)
  12. 1 Tablespoon Ginger + Garlic paste
  13. 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  14. 2 Teaspoons Red Chilli Powder (Adjust according to your taste)
  15. 1 Teaspoon Dhaniya-jeera powder
  16. 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  17. 1 Teaspoon crushed kasuri methi
  18. Salt as per taste


  1. Heat Oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  2. Let it splutter, then add minced ginger + garlic and saute until raw smell is off.
  3. Now add chopped onions and fry until its translucent and light pink in color.
  4. Now add chopped tomatoes, red chilli powder and cook until tomatoes are mushy.
  5. Now add readymade tomato puree, sugar to cut down tang and cook until oil starts leaving sides of pan.
  6. Addition of Tomato puree gives vibrant Red color to gravy. 
  7. Once curry base is done remove it and keep aside. Heat Oil in another pan and add black cardamoms. 
  8. Fry well and add ginger + garlic paste.
  9. Fry until raw smell goes away.
  10. Now add cubed Potatoes, Frozen peas and prepared curry base.
  11. Mix it well. Add 1/2 cup water.
  12. Cover the lid and cook on medium-low heat.
  13. Potatoes should be cooked tender.
  14. Now add in spices, salt and crushed kasuri methi.
  15. Cover and cook for about five minutes.
  16. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  17. Serve it hot with Roti, Phulkas, Chapati. Paratha Or Naan.

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Apr-25-2018

It's really awesome.

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