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Aloo Gobhi Matar masala

Aloo Gobhi Matar masala

Santosh Allada
Aloo Gobhi Matar masala is a simple, quick and easy dish made with potato, cauliflower and green peas. Vegetables are coated with masala which can be paired with parathas, rotis, steamed rice and dal, jeera rice, and curd rice.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 people

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 2 medium Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds optional
  • 1 tbspn Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup Potato peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Gobhi/Cauliflower cut into medium size florets
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas Fresh or Frozen
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder optional
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder jeera powder
  • 1 tsp Chicken masala or Pav bhaji masala or Chole masala or Meat masala or Kitchen king masala Everest or MDH brand
  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Kasuri methi
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a pan/kadhai.
  • When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Let them crackle.
  • Next add chopped onion and fry till soft.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes away.
  • Turn the flame to low and add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, salt, garam masala, chicken masala or any other mentioned in the ingredients. Add little water and saute untill the oil separates.
  • Add the vegetables and saute for a min or two. Keep stirring at regular intervals to avoid masala sticking to the bottom.
  • Add kasuri methi (crush between palms before adding).
  • Turn the flame to high, add hot water. Give a good mix and let the water come to a boil.
  • Cover the pan and simmer on low flame till the vegetables are cooked completely. Can take 10-15 minutes.
  • Check for water content, and adjust the consistency as per your preference. To reduce, cook on high flame till water evaporates.
  • Lastly, add coriander leaves. Aloo Gobi Matar masala is ready to serve.

Notes

This dish can be spicy for a few. So, please add spices as per your taste.
Add readymade spice powder and garam masala in less quantity, else the curry taste will be bitter.
To save cooking time, can cook in a pressure cooker for 2-3 whistles on high flame.