Potato sabji with green peas and fresh tomato

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potato sabji with green peas and fresh tomato


5 large potatoes (chopped into slices),

2 large carrots (cut into slices),

200g of green peas, (fresh or canned),

150g fresh tomato, cut into small cubes,

pinch of asafoetida,

pinch of roman cumin,

pinch of ajwan,

1/2 teaspoon of curry powder,

1/2 teaspoon of garam masala,

one teaspoon of dry parsley,

one teaspoon of oregano,

salt to taste,

pinch of ground black pepper,


pinch of turmeric,

1 big tablespoon of ghee, or olive oil.


First heat the pot and put  into it the ghee or olive oil. When is warm put into it roman cumin, ajwan, asafoetida, stir a few seconds and add a sliced carrots. Stir a little and put the lid on the pot. After few minutes add a potatoes. Add salt, ground black pepper and  curry powder. Stir it and put the lid on the pot and cook on the low heat to fry potatoes and carrots in its own steam. Add a little water if necessary, in the case that the potato is adhered to the bottom of the pot. If not, it is better without adding the water.

In another pot cook green peas, or just use canned (already cooked). Strain green peas and put aside.

Sabji should be done after 15-20 minutes and then add the other ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon of garam masala, cooked green peas, fresh tomato, one teaspoon of dry parsley, pinch of turmeric, one teaspoon of oregano. Mix all well and remove from heat. Serve it together with chapati and with favorite salad. If you like it hot, put some dry and ground chilli at the end. Enjoy it!

Ps. If you dont have garam masala, or any other spices any other masala will do, and curry powder alone will be enough also.


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