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Aloo Matar | Potato Peas Gravy Pressure cooker

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Course: Gravy
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Vidya Srinivasan

Ingredients

  • Potato - 3 big peeled and chopped bit size
  • Fresh/Frozen Green Peas - 1/2 cup
  • Onion - 2 medium size
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli powder - 3/4 teaspoon Adjust according to your spice level
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Jeera - 3/4 teaspoon

Instructions

  • In a pan, on medium heat add 1 teaspoon + 1/2 teaspoon of oil and saut√© onion, tomato and ginger garlic paste till the raw smell goes off; let it cool. When the mixture comes to room temperature, grind without adding water
  • In a pressure cooker, add remaining oil and when its hot add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Add the tomato - onion paste and saut√© for 4 minutes
  • Add the spice powders with required salt and let it cook for 2 - 3mins
  • Add the potatoes and peas and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes and add water
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Once the pressure releases naturally, switch off and serve with roti/ rice
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