Gravy Side Dishes

#55 Aaloo Mutter Gravy

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Aaloo Mutter is a simple North Indian curry prepared with Potatoes and fresh green Peas as a spicy onion tomato gravy.

There only few vegetarian dishes that you can prepare with fresh green peas during winter and I hope you don't miss this winter.

Indian cuisine has tons of dishes with potatoes and this one is one of a simple dish that can be tried by a beginner. You cannot go wrong on this dish 🙂

Aaloo Mutter goes well with Poori,Plain Rice,Parota,Roti or even with Jeera rice.


Onion - 2 Medium sized

Tomato - 3 Medium sized

Green Chili - 2

Potatoes - 3 large/medium sized - cut into cubes

Green Peas - 1/2 cup

Cumin seeds - 2 tsp

Red Chili powder - 2 tsp

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder  - 2 tsp

Dry Mango powder - 1/2 tsp

Asofoetida - 1/2 tsp

Salt - as required

Oil - 3 tbsp

butter - 2 tbsp

Kasuri Methi - 1 tsp


Take a pressure cooker , add 2 tbsp of oil and heat the cooker.

Now add 2 tsp cumin seeds  and after few seconds add chopped onion in medium flame.

Cook until onion turn golden brown. Add  1 tsp of ginger garlic paste and cook for a minute .


Then added 2 medium sized grated tomato puree / pulp. Cook for 3 minutes.


Now add 2 tsp red chili powder +1/2 tsp turmeric powder + 2 tsp coriander powder + 1/2 tsp dry mango powder.

Add 3 green chilies and mix well.

Also add in 1/4th tsp Asofoetida + salt to taste.

Mix well and cook until oil starts to separate.

Add  3 medium, washed & peeled and cut potatoes .

Now add 1 cup of green peas.

Add  1 cup water mix  the contents well to get to gravy consistency .


Close the cooker & Pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.

Finally add some crushed Kasuri Methi for garnishing.


While serving add 2 tbsp of butter ( unsalted).

Aromatic, yummy Aaloo Mutter ready to serve!!



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