Aloo Matar Tehri (Matar Vadi Wale Chawal)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make Aloo Matar Tehri (Matar Vadi Wale Chawal)

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

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