Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Aloo matar satwik gravy

Hi Readers,

In our country, many people do not have onions and garlic especially the Jain community. Apart from that Hindu's also do not have onion and garlic during auspicious occasions. This is Karthik masa in Odisha, and many would be fasting during this holy month. So, here I present you a recipe that do not use onions and garlic but tastes great.

Lets now have a look at the recipe

Ingredients :-
1 cup gree peas shelled
2 medium size potatoes boiled and peeled
1 tbsp cumin seeds
1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
1/2 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tbsp gara masla
2 tomatoes chopped
salt to taste
1/2 tbsp red chili powder
1/4 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp oil

Method :-

Cut the potatoes into small cubes. Heat a pan, Add about 1 tbsp oil. When Oil is hot add the Potatoes and cook till all sides turn brown. Remove from flame and keep aside. In same pan add little more oil and when oil is hot, add cumin seeds. When it starts to splutter, add sugar. Now add tomatoes, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and cook till tomatoes and soft. Add little water if masala starts to stick. Now add the green peas, add 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook till peas are almost done. Add the potatoes and add water if required. let it cook for 2 mins, adjust gravy as per your requirement and serve hot garnished with coriander leaves. 

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