Aloo Gobi Matar is a popular Punjabi side dish generally served with Indian flat breads. It is a tomato based gravy you could make it as a gravy or semi dry or dry types. Simple to prepare tasty subzi liked by the people of all around the world. This dish is so versatile you could eat this eat with rotis, rice and also you could stuff and make as a kati rolls and suits for tiffin box or lunch boxes.

I am preparing here lilttle dry to make some kati rolls. Sprinkle some chat masala over the subzi and serve with some chopped onion and wrap it with any roti. A perfect filling breakfast/ lunch or even it is good for a travel food.

Aloo Gobi  aur Matar

Potatoes, cut in to cubes-2
Cauliflower, cut in to separate florets- 1/2 small head
Peas, fresh/ frozen- 1/4 cup
Oil- 3 teaspoons
Cinnamon, clove, cardamom- 3 each
Bay leaves-2
Ginger- 1 inch
Garlic- 3 big cloves
Tomatoes- 2 medium
Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Kasuri methi/ Dried frenugreek leaves- 1/2 teaspoon
Salt- to taste
Punjabi aloo gobi matar

  • In a pan add the cut potatoes and the cauliflower florets and add enough water to submerge the veggies and cook with enough salt till soft. But the veggies has to hold its shape.
  • Simultaneously grind the roughly chopped onion, ginger, garlic and tomatoes together as a fine paste; set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the whole garam masala spices; cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and bay leaves till the aroma arises.
  • Add the ground paste and some salt; cook till the raw smell leaves from the mixture.
  • Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and cook for thirty seconds.
  • Now add a cup of water  and cook in that oil till the oil separates on top.
  • Drain water from the veggies and add the veggies and mix well to absorb the masala. Sprinkle some methi leaves and mix well.
  • Add the peas(If you use fresh peas cook them for 5 minutes in water; I am using here frozen peas) and mix well. Check for salt, once the moisture reduces from the mixture becomes thick switch off the gas.
  • You could serve this as a gravy by not reducing the gravy.