Thursday, December 29, 2011

Potatoes Cooked with Fresh Green Peas & Sweet Corn (Aloo Matar Makke Ki Sabzi)

North Indian Vegetarian Main Course Special
Punjabi/Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Simple Preparation of Potatoes Cooked with Fresh Green Peas & Sweet Corn (Aloo Matar Makke Ki Sabzi) 
Serves 2

Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil- 1.5 to 2 Tbsp.
Potatoes- 2 Medium, Peeled & Cubed
Sweet Corn (American Bhutta)- 2 Tbsp.
Fresh Green Peas- 2 Tbsp.
Onion- 1 Small, Finely Chopped
Cumin Seeds (Jeera)- ½ Tsp.
Mustard Seeds (Rai)- ½ Tsp.
Turmeric Powder (Haldi)- 1 Tsp.
Red Chilli Powder- 1 Tsp.
Salt- To Taste
Fresh Coriander Leaves-2 Tbsp., Finely Chopped

Heat Oil in a Non Stick Skillet (Kadhai)
Add Jeera & Sauté till Seeds Crackle
Add Onions & Sauté till Translucent
Add Haldi, Red Chilli Powder, Salt, Potatoes, Peas, Corn, and Cover to Cook till Vegetables are Done
Garnish with Coriander Leaves

Serve this Simple Dish with either South Indian (Piping Hot Steamed Rice, Tomato Pappu & Nimmakaaya Charu) or a North Indian Meal on a Cold Winter Day & Enjoy it as Comfort Food!

Can use Frozen Peas & Corn  to quickly prepare this Recipe
If using Fresh Peas & Corn, to ensure faster cooking, parboil these before adding with Potatoes

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

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