Aloo mutter

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Aloo mutter
Aloo Mattar.jpg
Aloo Mutter cooked in a kadai
Place of originIndia
Region or statePunjab, Indian subcontinent
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsPotatoes and peas
VariationsAlso served dry without gravy

Aloo mutter (also spelled aloo mattar or aloo matar) is a Punjabi dish from the Indian subcontinent which is made from potatoes (Aloo) and peas (matter) in a spiced creamy tomato based sauce.[1] It is a vegetarian dish.[2] The sauce is generally cooked with garlic, ginger, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, cumin seeds and other spices.[3]

Aloo mutter is also available commercially in ready-to-eat packets, manufactured by companies like Tasty Bite, which need to be heated and served.[4] It is also used as a filling in some variations of dosa.[5]

A dish that can be easily prepared at home with the regular ingredients, Aloo Mutter is an easy recipe to learn.[6] The thick tomato-based gravy goes well with rotis, chapatis and naan. Give it a final garnish with a dash of butter and few sprigs of coriander leaves.[7]

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  1. ^ Dalal, Tarla (2007). Punjabi Khana. Sanjay & Co. p. 35. ISBN 8189491547.
  2. ^ "Chefs whip up home-cooked meals this Deepavali". The Star. 12 October 2009. Archived from the original on 13 April 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Ashwani Ahuja". MidWeek. 21 September 2007. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  4. ^ "ITC has taste for heat & eat food". The Telegraph. 13 July 2003. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  5. ^ "It's raining dosas". The Hindu. 9 December 2010. Archived from the original on 18 August 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  6. ^ Varsha S. Patel. Recipes From My Home Kitchen. p. 24. ISBN 978-1-4836-3881-2.
  7. ^ LF Team. "Spicy Aloo Mutter".