Aloo Matar

2 tablespoons oil
2 onions, sliced
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/3 cup water
3 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 cup frozen green peas
1 fresh green chili, seeded and chopped
salt to taste
1 teaspoon cayenne
2 teaspoons coriander
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon garam masala
2 teaspoon lemon juice


Heat oil and brown onions. Add turmeric and 1/3 cup water. Fry 1 minute.

Add potatoes, peas, and chili. Cook for 5 minutes.

Add salt, cayenne, and coriander. Fry 3 minutes.

Pour in 1/2 cup water, cover with lid, and simmer on low ehat. When potatoes are tender, remove from heat, add garam masala and lemon juice.
from The Spice Box.