Aloo Matar Rasedaar Recipe
5 tbsp ghee
1 medium onion, chopped
2 each garlic cloves, chopped
2 each cloves
2 each bay leaves
1 each 1 inch cinnamon stick
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp coriander
2 each tomatoes, quartered
1 salt to taste
2 medium potatoes, cubed
1/2 cup green peas
1 1/4 cup water
1 chopped cilantro
Heat ghee & saute onion & garlic over medium heat till golden. Add
cloves, bay leaves & cinnamon. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
Add garam masala, chili powder, turmeric, coriander, tomatoes & salt.
Mix well. Add potatoes & peas. Pour in water & bring to a boil.
Lower heat, cover the pan & simmer gently for 15 minutes, or until the
potatoes are done.
Garnish with coriander leaves & serve hot.
Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"
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