Baby Potato with green peas

This Baby Potato Recipe with Green Peas is a tangy, tasty and mildly spiced dry sabji made with baby potatoes and green peas. Gluten-free and Vegan.


  • ▢10 to 12 baby potatoes or 3 medium sized potatoes (aloo)
  • ▢¾ cup fresh or frozen peas (Matar)
  • ▢1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ▢½ teaspoon red chili powder or add as required
  • ▢1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ▢1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ▢1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur)
  • ▢1 teaspoon chaat masala powder
  • ▢½ teaspoon Garam masala powder 
  • ▢1 green chili , chopped, can also add 2 green chilies
  • ▢1 inch ginger , chopped
  • ▢2 tablespoons oil
  • ▢rock salt (edible and food grade) or black salt or salt as required



  • Wash the baby potatoes thoroughly. Keep their skin intact. Chop them into two. 
  • Rinse the green peas as well. Also chop the green chilies and ginger. Keep aside.

Making Baby Potato Recipe With Peas

  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry the cumin seeds first. Then add the potatoes and peas and stir. Saute for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Add chopped green chili & ginger and stir for a minute.
  • Now add red chili powder, cumin powder and coriander powder. Stir again for a minute. Now add ⅓ to ⅔ cup water.
  • Cover tightly and simmer the veggies for 20-25 minutes or till done.
  • In between do check. The water may dry depending on the size of your pan.
  • If the water dries up, then add some more water. About ¼ or ⅓ cup.
  • Once the potatoes and peas are cooked and the mixture is totally dry,
  • Then finally add salt, dry mango powder (amchur powder) and garam masala powder.
  • Mix well and the add chaat masala powder.
  • Garnish the sabji with chopped coriander leaves.
  • While serving dry aloo mutter sabji serve with lime wedges if you prefer.
  • This Dry Aloo matar ki sabji will go well with rotis, parathas or as a side dish with dal rice combo or kadhi-rice combo

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