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12 minute Instant Pot Aloo Matar - a spicy, flavorful Potato-Peas Indian curry which is a great meal option for busy weekdays.

Instant Pot Aloo Matar (Potato-Peas) Curry

12 minute Instant Pot Aloo Matar - a spicy, flavorful potato and peas Indian curry which is a great meal option for busy weekdays.

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword curry, instant pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 87 kcal
Author Nidhi Bothra

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Press the sauté mode button on instant pot. When hot, add oil, cumin, fennel, mustard, onion seeds mixture, hing, dried red chili, bay leaves, ginger, green chilies and let them sizzle for few seconds.

  2. Add tomato purée, red chili, coriander and turmeric powder. Sauté it for 1-2 mins, then add potatoes, salt and water.

  3. Lock the lid. Select manual button and set it 7 mins on high pressure. When cooking is complete, quick release the pressure and open the lid.

  4. Now, put it on sauté mode again.  Add peas , tamarind paste, garam masala and mango powder. Crush kasoori methi between your palms and add it. Saute for 3-5 minutes.

  5. Garnish it with cilantro and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Cut the potatoes in 1" to 1.5" pieces. If you cut them smaller, they will turn mushy.
  • To thicken the gravy, you can mash a few of the cooked potato pieces from the curry.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Aloo Matar (Potato-Peas) Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87
% Daily Value*
Sodium 39mg2%
Potassium 518mg15%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Vitamin C 25.7mg31%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 5.7mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.