Dum Aloo Recipe

Dum Aloo Recipe
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This dish serves as a exceptionally popular side dish, that goes well with rice and roti. The black pepper and the cinnamon lend a distinct taste to this dish that makes it a favorite in many households. For the potato lovers, you cannot give this dish a miss.
Dum Aloo Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.0 / 10 (99 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Small Potatoes
  • A pinch of Asfoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 Medium size onion (grated)
  • 2 cup Fine Curd
  • 4-5 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 4 tbsp Ghee or oil
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • Salt to taste

    For Masala:
  • 2 Cardamoms
  • 7-8 Black Peppers
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Caraway Seeds
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 1 Small piece of Cinnamon
How to make Dum Aloo:
  • Make a fine powder by blending together the ingredients of the masala in a blender. Keep it aside.
  • Remove the peel from potatoes and prick them.
  • Take oil in a frying pan and heat it for about one minute. Fry the potatoes on a medium heat until their color changes from white to light brown. Keep it aside.
  • Add grated onion, asafoetida, bay leaves and ginger-garlic paste to the remaining oil.
  • Fry the mixture till the paste turns reddish brown.
  • Add the masala prepared and heat for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric, chilli powder and salt.
  • Fry again for about a minute.
  • Now pour the milk to make gravy followed by adding fine curd.
  • Keep stirring continuously, add water if the gravy appears too thick.
  • Now add pricked potatoes to this gravy and cook in a pressure cooker. Remove from the flame after 4 to 5 minutes just before the first whistle.
  • Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Dum Aloo is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
Cook posted 04/12/2011
Mene banae to halua ban gae plz help
Aanchal posted 06/03/2011
Nice recipe
sravya posted 21/02/2011
Thanks for sharing;it s really delicious