Monday, 27 January 2014

Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo is a very popular Indian dish made with baby potatoes cooked in a spicy onion-tomato gravy. 

Dum Aloo

Dum aloo is a royal, exotic delicious main dish cooked through out India. Every part of India has it's own version of the dum aloo.. but kashmiri dum aloo is most famous one.

Dum Aloo

Dum aloo is the tasty & rich side dish, Just the smell of aloo dam can make you hungry!


15-20 baby potatoes 

1 pinch asafoetida 

2 onions chopped 
2 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds 
2 tsp red chilli powder 
1 tsp coriander powder 
1 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
1 tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped 
1 tbsp ginger strips
1 1/2  tbsp oil  
Oil to deep fry 
Salt  to taste


1. Peel, wash & prick potatoes all over with help of a fork. Keep in salted water for 15 mins.

2. Heat oil in a pan, deep-fry potatoes on medium heat till golden brown. Drain & place on an
    absorbent paper.  

3. Heat oil in another pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida, stir it for few
4. Add onion, sauté for 3-4 mins or till onion turns light golden, add ginger-garlic paste,
    sauté for a minute.

5. Now add tomatoes, cook till tomatoes turn pulpy.

6. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder & stir.

7. Now add fried potatoes, stir to mix well, cook for 2-3 minutes.

8. Add a little water, garam masala powder, salt, mix well & simmer till potatoes absorb

9. Garnish with coriander leaves & serve hot.

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  1. Looking awesome thanks for sharing.


  2. Lovely presentation must try it.

  3. I have also posted "Dum aloo recipe" with a slight variation from yours. I always use curd to make it. Do check it out when you get time :) Your dish looks awesome! I will try your method.

  4. One of my favour potato to have it any time.

  5. nice dish....goes well with both roti and rice...


  6. wow! i found blog today. good blog ! i wil try this recipe. looks for spicy recipe. thankyou for shearing this information with us
    !chowringhee satyaniketan