Aloo Matar


Here is a delightful dish - potatoes and peas in a tomato puree sauce. It's pretty easy to rustle up, and adds zing to any meal. The best thing is that all of the ingredients are readily available. Serve hot with naan, puris, rotis, or plain rice.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • ½ cup tomato puree

  • 1 ½ teaspoons garam masala

  • 1 ½ teaspoons paprika

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro


  1. Heat the oil in a wok over medium heat. Stir in the onions, ginger garlic paste, and bay leaf. Cook until the onions are tender. Mix in the potatoes and peas. Cover and cook until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Remove the bay leaf.

  2. Stir the tomato puree, garam masala, paprika, sugar, and salt into the vegetable mixture. Continue cooking about 10 minutes. Mix in the cilantro and continue cooking about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

487 Calories
15g Fat
82g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 487
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 898mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 82g 30%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 40mg 202%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 1400mg 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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