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Easy at Home Low Sodium Aloo Mattar Recipe

Low Sodium Aloo Mattar
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 117kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Wooden Spoon or Rubber Spatula
  • Measuring Spoons & Cups
  • Shallow Sauce Pot
  • Small Bowl
  • Chef knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Peeler


Onion / Tomato Paste

  • ½ cup Onion Rough chopped
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes Rough chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Chopped. Substitute ¼ tsp of powder
  • 4 Garlic Cloves

Remaining Ingredients


  • Add Onions, Tomatoes, and Garlic to a food processor and blend until smooth. About 15-30 seconds. Stop halfway to scrape down the sides. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
    Note: I couldn't get my hands on fresh Ginger, but if you're able to I suggest adding the 1/2 inch of peeled Ginger in with the Onions, Tomatoes, and Garlic.
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 1
  • Peel the Potatoes and cut them into small pieces no larger than one inch (1").
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 2
  • Turn the heat to medium and add the Olive Oil. Now add in the Cumin Seeds (preferably whole seeds) and cook for 30-60 seconds or until the seeds begin to brown.
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 3
  • Stir in your Onion/Tomato paste followed by the Almond Powder. Bring to a light simmer and cover lightly to avoid splattering. Once the mixture stops splattering, remove the lid and simmer on low for an additional 3-4 minutes or until the mixture thickens.
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 4
  • Stir in Turmeric, Chili Powder, Ginger Powder, and Hing, followed by the Potatoes (Aloo) and Peas (Matar). Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.
    Note: I couldn't get my hands on fresh Ginger, so I added Powdered Ginger to this step as an alternative.
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 5
  • Add in the Water and some Salt to taste. Bring to a simmer and cover lightly. Simmer for 15-30 minutes or until desired thickness is reached. 15 Minute Timer
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 6
  • Stir in the Garam Masala.
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step 7
  • Enjoy! Let me know how it goes in the comments below.
    Aloo Mattar Recipe Step Enjoy


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 688IU | Vitamin B1: 1mg | Vitamin B2: 1mg | Vitamin B3: 2mg | Vitamin B5: 1mg | Vitamin B6: 1mg | Vitamin C: 33mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Vitamin K: 14µg | Calcium: 39mg | Copper: 1mg | Folate: 41µg | Iron: 2mg | Manganese: 1mg | Magnesium: 30mg | Phosphorus: 89mg | Selenium: 1µg | Zinc: 1mg
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