Thursday 30 May 2013

Potatoes, Carrots and Peas Curry

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu!

This recipe is for Potatoes, Carrots and Peas Curry or Aloo Gajar Matar as it's known around here. This curry is made with these everyday vegetables but it really is so delicious with the addition of the spices - even a meat lover will be converted!

A Simple List of Ingredients:

1. Vegetable Oil
2. Onions
3. Boiling Water
4. Tomatoes
5. Salt
6. Crushed Red Chilli 
7. Ground Turmeric
8. Ground Cumin
9. Ground Coriander
10. Fresh Fenugreek Leaves 
11. Carrots
12. Potatoes
13. Peas
14. Green Chillies

Bismillah, let's begin!

Heat a few tablespoons vegetable oil in a large pan, and add 4 peeled and sliced onions.

Fry until lightly golden brown.

Add a splash of boiling water.

Cook for a few more minutes until the onions have softened.

Next, add 2 chopped tomatoes.

Add 1 teaspoon salt ..

.. 2 teaspoon crushed red chilli ..

.. 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric ..

.. 1 teaspoon ground cumin ..

.. 1 teaspoon ground coriander ..

Give everything a good stir.

Fry for about 5-7 minutes

Add 2 bunches washed and chopped fresh fenugreek (methi).

Stir to combine.

Add 6 peeled and chopped carrots.


Add 2 chopped green chillies.

.. 3 peeled and sliced potatoes ..

and 1 cup frozen peas.

Stir to combine, then cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until all the veggies are tender.

Serve immediately with roti, bread or rice.


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