Tariwale Aloo Matar | No Onion-Garlic Recipe

Tariwale Aloo Matar | No Onion-Garlic Recipe

Aloo tari or aloo matar tari is one of my favorite recipe, it’s so simple, easy and quick to make plus goes well with just everything.   I make this for all most all the get-together to balance the meal and the fact that it's a perfect sabzi for paratha, roti, poori, jeera or peas pulav or just any variety rice makes it more appealing.  It’s a no onion-garlic recipe which might interest more some of you.  It also goes so well with pongal, so this pongal give a miss to your usual gosthu, sambar, kuzhambu etc and try this simple aloo matar tariwale with pongal, a mix or north and south and if you have boiled potatoes in hand then this can be done in jiffy.  Here I made this with ajwain paratha and lemon rice for a friend.  Try this and it will become one of your favorite recipe too.

Ingredients for Tariwale Aloo Matar Sabzi

Boiled Potato – 3
Peas – 1/2 cup [ I used frozen]
Tomato – 2
Green Chilies - 3
Oil – 1 tbsp
Asafoetida/Hing – a pinch
Cumin Seeds/Jeera – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Coriander Seeds Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Amchar Powder – 1/2 tsp [optional]
Salt – to taste
Water – 2 Cups
Cilantro – 3 tbsp [chopped]


1. Peel and chop boiled potatoes in to medium size pieces.  Mash one chopped potatoes pieces with 1 cup of water and keep aside. Chop tomato and green chilies.
2. In a wok or pan heat oil, add hing, cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
3. Add chopped tomato, stir and cook cover until tomato gets mashed.
4. Add red chili, turmeric, coriander seeds powders and mix well cook for a minute.
5. Add peas, potatoes pieces, stir and cook for a minute.  Add potato mixed water and another cup of water, salt to taste and bring it to boil.
6. Now simmer gravy for 7-10 minutes, add garam masala powder, amchur (if using) and simmer for another minute.  Garnish with cilantro and off flame.

Our tariwale aloo matar is ready, serve with roti, paratha or any variety rice.

~ Add ginger-garlic paste if preferred
~ You can skip peas and made this only as aloo tari
~ Add little kasuri methi for extra flavour
~ This curry will be watery and not very thick, it's the way it suppose to be.
~ For nice red color gravy, use good quality of red chilli powder.

Have a nice day ~~