Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo is a very popular and mouthwatering north Indian dish. It’s a blending of potato with spices and can be served with any rice dishes or roti’s.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time:  30 Minutes

Servings: 3 – 4 Persons

Main Ingredients: Potato

Cuisine: Indian


Baby Potatoes: 250 g

Onion (boiled): 1 cup

Fresh Tomato (ripe): 1 number

Yogurt: 3 tbsp

Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp

Kashmiri red chili powder: 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder: a pinch

Oil: 1/4 cup (for frying)

Garam masala: 1/2 tsp

Kasuri methi: a pinch

Bay leaf: 1 number

Green chili: 1 number

Green cardomom: 1 number

Cashew nut: 10 numbers

Coriander leaves:

Salt: as per taste

Method to Prepare Dum Aloo

1. Scrub and rinse the baby potatoes well. Prick them with fork.

2. Cook these potatoes in hot water for 3 – 4 minutes.

3. Remove & wipe them & keep aside

4. Boil onions in 1 cup water drain water & blanch them.

5. Heat oil & fry potatoes until light brown & keep aside

6. Make paste from cashew, onion & tomatoes

7. Heat pan add bay leaf & cardamom saute well. Add ginger garlic paste & saute till raw smell goes.

8. Add tomato onion paste saute till raw smell goes oil appears & it becomes slightly thick.

9. Add chilly powder, salt, turmeric & garam masala.

10. Saute well till it leaves sides of pan. Add curd mix well until thick.

11. Add potatoes & ¾ cup water, bring to boil. Cook for 5-7 minutes till potatoes are cooked & gravy thickens.

12. Add kasuri methi cook for a minute & keep aside.

13. Garnish with fresh coriander & serve.

Your Dum Aloo is ready to serve.

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