Aloo Matar Capsicum/ Potato, Peas and Capsicum Curry


‘Aloo Matar Capsicum’ is a simple and delicious curry which can be served as a side dish for Chapathi, Paratha, Nan or Roti.  It can also be served with Pulao.  Here is the recipe for this healthy and nutritious dish…

I am sending this to dear Vicky for the event “Side dish for Chapathi”

A side dish for chapathi


Potatoes – 2 cubed

Capsicum – 1 cubed

Green Peas – 1/2 cup

Onion – 1 medium chopped

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Green chillies – 2 slit

Tomato – 1 chopped

Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1/2 tsp

Cumin/ Jeera powder – 1/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Tomato puree – 2 tbsp

Cream – 1 tsp

Water – 1 1/2 cups

Salt – to taste

Oil –  1 1/2 tbsp



Heat oil in a pan and add the onions.  Saute till it turns light brown.  Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.  Now add the tomatoes and green chillies and fry till oil separates.  Add all the spice powders and saute for a minute.  Add the potatoes and water.  Mix well and cook covered till they are 3/4 th done.  Add the capsicum and green peas.  Stir and cook covered.  Open the lid and add tomato puree and salt.  Mix well and simmer for 2 minutes.  Finally add the cream and put off the fire.  Serve hot!

  1. You can send this curry my way to with few chapathies. Loks dleicous.

  2. Love this combo…masala looks yumm… perfect sidedish for chapathis/parathas…

  3. Wow such a droolworthy masala, pls collect ur awards from my blog..

  4. terrific combo 🙂

  5. Yummy curry there..perfect with rotis 🙂

  6. Lovely Combo…looks delicious!!!

  7. Lissie, it is morning here and I am sat here wishing I could be eating this curry! I LOVE it because it uses all the ingredients I use daily. So tasty!!

  8. Thanks Happy! I will surely send it your way… 😀

  9. Thank you Padma! plz try it and let me know…

  10. I am speechless Priya…thank you dear for the Awards! 🙂

  11. Thanks a lot Nags!

  12. Thanks Parita! you can try this with rotis…

  13. Thank you SDarah for your kind words!

  14. Jeena, I know you love such recipes… 😀 Thanks a lot!

  15. Excellent ..My husband loved it!

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