Aloo Matar Sabji | Potato green peas dry curry | Siide dish for Indian Flat Bread

Potatoes  is one of the fondest vegetable by all age groups and this dry curry with green peas along with it make an excellent combo.Influenced by a commercial  in television my daughter was demanding me to do it since months.At last I fulfilled here wish last week by making this for dinner which was a super hit.Do try this and I'm you will be showered with appreciation from others in your family.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20-25 mins
Serves: 2-3


  • Potato-2,medium sized
  • Green peas-1\3 cup ( I have used dried green peas).
  • Ginger-1\2 tsp( finely chopped)
  • Garlic-1\2 tsp( finely chopped)
  • Red onion-1 .chopped finely
  • Tomato puree-1 tbsp ( or tomato sauce)
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
  • Garam masala-1\2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi /dried fenugreek leaves-1\2 tsp
  • oil- 1 tbsp
  • Salt -to taste

potato green peas curry

1.Soak green peas for 6- 8 hrs ( I usually soak them in huge amount & keep it reserve in the  fridge for later use). Pressure cook or open cook the potato & green peas.(if using cooker just a whistle is enough).Peel the skin of potato & cut into pieces.

2.Heat oil in Kadai, add in ginger & garlic.saute till its raw smell vanish.Then add in chopped onion.saute it turn translucent.Then add in dry powders and tomato puree.cook for a while.

3.Then add the cooked peas& potato to the prepared gravy and cook till it absorbs all the flavours of the spices.Lastly crush the dried methi leaves and add to it.Switch off.

Serve with roti/naan or any flat bread.


1.You can also use fresh green peas.In that case don't use cooker for cooking.


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