Yellow Matar & potato curry
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Yellow Matar & potato curry

Alu Matar Curry (Yellow Matar Potato Curry) Recipe

Homestyle food is not only easier and quicker and more familiar as well. One of the things I like about this Yellow Matar & potato curry is how cozy and comforting it feels. When you’re feeling under the weather or have had a rough day (or year), this recipe is an excellent balm for your soul.

Yellow Matar & potato curry

Yellow Matar & potato curry

Yellow Matar & potato curry can be served with luchi, paratha, roti, or enjoy devouring on its own. As it’s a popular food, the recipe varies a little bit from home to home. I’m sharing my version here, and I hope you’ll enjoy cooking it in your kitchen.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, odisha
Servings 4 People
Calories 2 kcal


  • 1 Kadhai/owk


  • 1 cup Dried yellow peas
  • 2 medium size Potato
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paster
  • 2 Medium Size Tomato Puree
  • 2 Medium Size Onlion Chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin seeds powder –
  • 1/4 tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • 1 tbsp kasturi methi leaves
  • 1 pinch Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the yellow peas for 6 hours. Pressure cook the soaked yellow peas and potato with salt for 2-3 whistle.
  • Make sure that it is soft.
  • Peel the outer skin and cut the potatoes into small cubes.
  • Prepare a spice mix of coriander , cumin, Haldi, Garam masala.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add sugar and let the sugar caramelize, then add red chilli powder and instantly add chopped onion to it. add pinch of hing.
  • Now add the masala mix to it & cook till the oil separates.
  • Then add boiled peas & potatoes ,kasturi methi & little salt ,mix it properly.
  • Add 1 cup of water and cook for 3-4 min or till the desired consistency.
  • Add garam masala and coriander leaves and cook for 1 min with cover.
  • "Matar tarkari" is ready to serve with roti paratha and rice.



You can add tomatoes to it. To adjust consistency you can add some fried gram flour. You can add khada masala at the beginning with tez patta.
Keyword Odia Recipe, Odisha Food

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