How to make Til Matarwale Aloo -

Delicious potato sabzi cooked with roasted seed and spice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : black sesame seeds (kale til), White sesame seeds (सफेद तिल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Til Matarwale Aloo

Til Matarwale Aloo Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Til Matarwale Aloo Recipe

  • black sesame seeds (kale til) 1 teaspoon

  • White sesame seeds 1½-2 teaspoons

  • Green peas 1/2 cup

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled (aloo) 4 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 2-3

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 inch

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Dried mango powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Dry-roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, onion seeds, pomegranate seeds and dried red chillies in a non-stick pan till fragrant.

Step 2

Cut boiled potatoes into medium pieces.

Step 3

Coarsely grind the roasted seed mixture.

Step 4

Heat oil in the same non-stick pan. Add ginger, garlic and black sesame seeds and sauté till garlic turns golden.

Step 5

Add onion and chopped potatoes, mix and cook till they turn golden. Add white sesame seeds, toss to mix and cook for a minute.

Step 6

Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dried mango powder and green chillies and toss to mix. Add salt and toss to mix. Add green peas, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 7

Add ground powder, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 8

Serve hot with paranthas.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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