Aloo mutter is very common curry which every house hold makes it. This is a life saver recipe when you are in rush but you want your family to eat tasty and wholesome meal. Many recipes say to use boiled potatoes in onion-tomato gravy. But I personally don’t like that taste because by making that way you never get potatoes with that much absorbed flavors. When you cook everything in pressure cooker then potatoes and peas has time to absorb every masala in them and make it more flavorful. I added store bou
Recipe type: Main Dish Number of serving: 4 servings Preparation time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ready in: 30 minutes Difficulty: Very Easy
Potatoes – 1 1/2 cups or 2 medium, peeled and chopped in 1/2 inch cubes Green peas – 1 cup (I used frozen) Oil – 2 tablespoons Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon Onion – 1/2 cup or 1 small, finely chopped Ginger paste – 1 teaspoon Garlic paste – 1 1/2 teaspoons Green chilies – 2, chopped finely Tomatoes – 1/2 cup, chopped finely Tomato puree – 1/4 cup (I used store bought) Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder – 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chili powder – 1 1/2 teaspoons Garam masala – 1 teaspoon Salt – to taste Water – 3/4 cups
Heat the oil in pressure cooker on medium heat. Once hot add cumin seeds. Let them sizzle. Then add onions, ginger paste, garlic paste and green chilies.
Mix well and cook them for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato puree. Mix well.
Add red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well and cook it for 2 minutes.
Add potatoes and green peas. Add water and mix well.
Cover the pressure cooker, put the weight on. Cook on high heat for 2 whistle and then on low-medium heat for 1 whistle. Let the pressure go down by itself and open the cover. Serve hot.
Serve with Roti or paratha or naan Sliced onions with few lemon drops Buttermilk on side Or with rice