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Aloo Matar Tehri (Matar Vadi Wale Chawal)

Aloo Matar Tehri (Matar Vadi Wale Chawal) is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 4
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1 cup - Basmati Rice

150 g - Potato (2 small)

1 - tomato, medium size

1 cup - fresh peas

1/2 cup - lentil nuggets (vadi)

1.5 tsp - chopped Ginger

1/4 cup - fresh coriander

2.5 cups - water

1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder

1 tsp - chilli powder

1 tsp - salt

1/3 tsp - Garam Masala

For tempering:

4 tbsp - Ghee or oil

1 tsp - Cumin seeds

2 - green Cardamom

2 - Cloves


  1. Wash and soak rice in enough water for 20 minutes.
  2. Peel and chop potatoes in medium size pieces and tomato in small pieces.
  3. Heat ghee or oil in a pressure cooker/pressure pan.
  4. Add cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and the vadis.
  5. Stir fry on low flame till golden in colour.
  6. Drain the water from the soaked rice and add rice in the cooker, saute gently for few seconds.
  7. Now add potato, tomato, ginger, peas and all the spices.
  8. Stir for a minute and add water and mix gently.
  9. Pressure cook on medium heat for 1 whistle (or till done).
  10. Open the cooker only when cooled down completely.
  11. Add chopped fresh coriander and gently fluff with a fork.
  12. Serve hot.
  13. Recipe courtesy: Maayeka

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