firstly, in a pressure cooker heat 4 tsp oil and saute ½ inch cinnamon, 2 pods cardamom, 1 tsp kasuri methi, ½ tsp cumin till it turns aromatic.
now add in ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder and ½ tsp coriander powder. saute on low flame for 30 seconds.
further add 1 onion and saute well.
additionally add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.
now add 2 tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
furthermore, add 2 potato cubed and 1 tsp salt.
saute for a minute or more.
further add ½ cup peas, 1 cup water and 1 green chilli.
mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till potato gets cooked well.
once the pressure gets settled down, mash slightly adjusting consistency.
add in ½ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander leaves. mix well.
finally, serve aloo matar recipe with roti, kulcha or naan.