Jan 8, 2013

Aloo Mutter Ki Dry Subzi for Samosa filling / Puris / Rotis ...

Aloo Mutter Ki Dry Subzi for samosa filling / puris / rotis / parathas..

Serves: 3


1 tablespoon cooking oil

½ teaspoon mustard seeds

½  teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )

¼ teaspoon urad dal

1 onion, finely sliced

2 green chillies, slit lengthwise

½ teaspoon chopped ginger

4 curry leaves

3 potatoes, medium size ( boiled and slightly mashed )

½ cup / 100 ml fresh mutter / green peas ( shelled and  separately boiled) Microwave cooking time for fresh mutter - 3 minutes @ 750 W - 1/2 cup mutter with 3 tablespoon water

½  teaspoon amchur powder ( dried mango powder )

1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder

½ teaspoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon garam masala powder (or ¼ teaspoon clove powder, ¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder)

1 tablespoon  chopped coriander leaves (optional)


Heat 1 tablespoon cooking oil in a pan on a medium heat. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add cumin seeds  (jeera), urad dal and fry for 1 minute. 

Add sliced onion,  green  chillies, ginger and curry leaves and fry till fragrant and crisp on a low heat.

Add boiled and mashed potatoes, peas, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, amchur powder, chopped coriander leaves and garam masala powder. Mix all the ingredients well. Do not add water. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes / until done / fragrant / all the ingredients well combined. Serve as a side dish with puri / rotis / parathas / or use as samosa filling.

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