Aloo Gajar Matar

One of my close friends recently shared this recipe. I tried and it was lip-smacking. Thanks to my friend for sharing it and here I share it with you. Aloo Gajar Matar is majorly prepared in the winter season. It is prepared with potatoes, carrots, green peas and some spices. This recipe is a bit different from the regular one. I have used orange carrots, you can use the red ones as well.

Also try: Aloo Gobhi.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 Mins, Cooking – 20, Total – 30 Mins

Servings: 3-4


  1. Carrot – 4-5 (peeled and chopped)
  2. Potato – 1 large (peeled and chopped)
  3. Peas – 1/2 cup
  4. Onion – 1 small (finely chopped)
  5. Tomato – 1 medium (finely chopped)
  6. Ginger – 1 inch (finely chopped)
  7. Garlic – 3 cloves (finely chopped)
  8. Green Chilli – 1 (finely chopped)
  9. Yellow Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  10. Kasuri Methi – 2 tsp
  11. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  12. Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  13. Turmeric Powder – 1/3 tsp
  14. Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
  15. Coriander Leaves – for garnishing
  16. Mustard Oil – 2-3 tbsp (you can use any other oil as well)
  17. Water – 1/3 cup
  18. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to Make Aloo Gajar Matar:

  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.  Let it smoke for a minute. Then turn the flame to medium and add a pinch of salt, it helps in removing the mustard oil smell
  2. Add yellow mustard seeds and let it splutter
  3. Add onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute till onions are golden brown
  4. Add tomatoes and spices – coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and kasuri methi. Cook till oil starts to separate
  5. Add carrots, potatoes and peas. Mix well
  6. Add water and salt. Mix again
  7. Close the lid and cook for 3-4 whistles on medium flame
  8. Turn off the flame and once pressure has settle down open the lid. Check by cutting a potato with a spoon, if uncooked then cook for another whistle
  9. Add garam masala. Mix well
  10. Your Aloo Gajar Matar is ready. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.


  1. I shared this recipe on my FB and one of my friends cooked this and this is what they said: The carrot and potato Indian dish was lovely, Carol.We cook a lot of Indian and so we had all the ingredients. It was very tasty and we like food without meat a couple of times a week.
    A big thumbs up.

    Liked by 1 person

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