Thursday 11 January 2018

Aloo Matar Ka Bharta/Potato & Green Peas Mash

Aloo bharta is a North Indian side dish to enjoy with rotis or else with parathas. And this mashed potato and peas dish works awesome as spread to prepare your rolls or as sandwiches. Kids will definitely enjoy thoroughly this super delicious dish when served simply with some toasted bread slices. However this dish is very easy breezy dish to prepare with less efforts. If you are potato lover, trust me you will definitely enjoy this dish without any fuss.

Aloo Matar Bharta, Aloo Ka Bharta
Am running this week's blogging marathon with Dips,chutneys,Spreads as theme, though this mashed potato and green peas works awesome as curry for rotis, you can still have this bharta as spread on your bread or flatbread. Sounds almost like potato podimas an another version of mashed potatoes quite popular in South India, these North Indian style bharta tastes tremendously delicious especially when served with bread slices.

Aloo Matar Ka Bharta, Potato & Peas Mash

3nos Potatoes (cooked & mashed)
1cup Dry Green peas (soaked, pressure cooked & slightly mashed)
1/2cup Onions (chopped)
2nos Tomatoes (chopped)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2tsp Chilly powder
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1/4tsp Chaat masala
1tsp Coriander powder
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Cumin seeds
Few curry leaves

Heat enough oil in a pan, let splutters the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, add the curry leaves.

Now add the chopped onions,saute until the onions turns transculent.

Add the ginger garlic paste,chopped tomatoes,chopped green chillies and saute everything well until the tomatoes turns mushy.

Potato & Green peas Mash

Now add the slightly mashed green peas, chilly powder,garam masala powder coriander powder,salt and cook in simmer for a while. Sprinkle some water,cook everything well.

Finally add the mashed potatoes ,chaat masala to the pan, cook everything in medium flame until the mixture turns thick.


Srivalli said...

Wonderful twist to the theme..I love it!

Padmajha said...

That is definitely a great recipe to go as a sandwich spread. Superb share Priya.

Usha said...

Spicy bharta on bread, such an inviting meal!

Kalyani said...

great idea ! will try this on toast

Harini R said...

I make sandwiches with this aloo 'spread'. Love that you have showcased this not as a sabji but as a spread.

Pavani said...

Yumm, that is a very interesting bharta with aloo and matar. Sounds delicious.

Jayashree said...

I make something similar too, as a sandwich filling. Nice one.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Priya, this is just awesome! What a versatile dish. I can make a large batch and use it with rotis, sandwich as well as dosa.

Chef Mireille said...

reminds me of a version of potato curry I made from Uttar Pradesh a few years back and it was so delicious with the green peas must be even more delicious