Friday, January 21, 2011

Dum Aloo

Ingredients :
Baby Potatoes : 7
Onions : 2 Pureed
Ginger Paste : 1 tsp
Garlic Paste : 1 tsp
Yogurt : 5 tbsp
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
Cloves : 3-4
Cinnamon : 1/2 inch
Bay Leaves : 2
Turmeric : 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Coriander Powder : 1 tbsp
Garam Masala : 1 tsp
Salt : To Taste
Kasuri Methi : 1 tsp
Oil : 6-7 tbsp

Recipe :
Peel the potatoes. Make pricks in it with a fork.

Heat oil in a pan. Add potatoes in it. Shallow fry the potatoes till they turn golden brown on all sides. Drain potatoes on a strainer and keep aside.

Take 2 tbsp oil in a pan. You can use the same pan and same oil. Add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves and cinnamon. Let them splutter. Add the onion puree. Saute till its light brown. Now add the ginger paste and garlic paste. Saute till onions are golden brown. Add the salt and all the spices. Stir it well. Now add the yogurt. Cook till oil leaves the sides. Add the potatoes and little water. Lover flame. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Remove from flame. Garnish with kasuri methi. Serve hot with chappati or rice.

Sending this recipe as my entry for the event "Veggie / Fruit a Month - Potatoes" by Divya & Priya.


  1. looks so yummy....beautiful...

  2. The color is just awesome... definitely have to be tasty..

  3. Hi Kavitha, I am drooling here & looks awesome..

  4. Looks spicy and yummy!

  5. Sounds wonderful!

  6. dum aloo looks delicious

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