Thursday, June 27

Aloo Mattar Subji

The other day I asked Kundan to get some frozen green peas; little did I expect that in the freezer box they would have stored sprouted dried peas, he got it thinking it as fresh green peas. Once he got bottle gourd when I had asked him for radish. He is so familiar with vegetables… ;) I had used these sprouted peas in a simple aloo mattar subji instead of fresh peas.



Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1.     Sprouted peas – 1 ½ cups
2.     Potato – 3
3.     Tomato – 3
4.     Onion – 1
5.     Ginger garlic paste – ½ tbsp
6.     Butter – 2 tbsp
7.     Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
8.     Red chili powder – 1 ½ tsp
9.     Garam masala – 1 tsp
10.            Salt to taste

Method:
Step 1: Boil, peel and cube the potatoes, cook the sprouted peas and puree onion & tomatoes and keep aside.
Step 2: Melt butter in a pan, splutter cumin seeds, sauté ginger garlic paste and then the puree in it until the butter starts to separate.
Step 3: Now add chili powder, garam masala and salt to the spice mix and add 1 ½ cups of water.
Step 4: Once it comes to boil, add cooked potatoes and peas and adjust spices and consistency.
Step 5: Cook for another 3-5 minutes and turn off heat.

Step 6: Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with rice or roti.


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