Punjabi Dum Aloo | How to make Punjabi Dum Aloo

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ByMoumita Malla
Created on 1st Oct 2015
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  • By Moumita Malla
    Created on 1st Oct 2015

About Punjabi Dum Aloo

The Punjabi dum aloo is one of the most delicious potato curry. The gravy is made from onion-tomato paste. To make it creamy, cashew nuts and yougurt are added. Addition of kasoori methi makes it more flavorful.

Punjabi Dum Aloo is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Punjabi. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Punjabi Dum Aloo is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Punjabi Dum Aloo at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 20 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Punjabi Dum Aloo by Moumita Malla in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Punjabi Dum Aloo at your home without any difficulties. Punjabi Dum Aloo is one of the representative dishes of Punjabi which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
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Punjabi Dum Aloo

Ingredients to make Punjabi Dum Aloo

  • 1/2 kilogram small or baby potatoes boiled in salted water
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thick curd (yougurt )
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Oil-1/2cup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pod Green Cardamom
  • 1 small piece of Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 8-10 Cashew Nuts ( soaked in water )
  • 1/2 tablespoon Kasuri Methi ( Dried Fenugreek Leaves )
  • Coriander leaves - 1 / 2 cup (chopped )

How to make Punjabi Dum Aloo

  1. Wash the baby potatoes and wipe them dry.
  2. Boil the potatoes with skin then peel the skin off.
  3. Grind the soaked cashew to a smooth paste.
  4. Roast and grind coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cardamom pod, cinnamon and cloves into a dry mix powder. Keep aside.
  5. Blend the tomatoes to a smooth puree or you can use store bought tomato puree.
  6. Take a pan, add oil, fry the potatoes till they are golden brown. Keep aside.
  7. Add a pinch of asafoetida and sauté for 8-10 seconds. Add bay leaves and and finely chopped onions,saute until onions turn light brown. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds.
  8. Cook on low flame till it becomes golden brown and the oil separates,add the tomato puree to the browned paste and stir.
  9. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, above mentioned dry spice mix powder one by one. Stir again and fry till the oil separates.
  10. Now beat the yogurt with cashew paste and add, fry till the oil separates. Add fried potatoes and kasuri methi, mix and cook for 2 minutes.
  11. Add 3/4 cup water,bring it to boil, when water will start boiling, cover with lid, simmer for 5 minutes till the gravy thickens.Turn off the gas. Transfer dum aloo into serving bowl.
  12. Garnish dum aloo with some chopped coriander leaves.
  13. Serve it with naan or any other Indian bread or rice.
My Tip: I always prefer to make this using baby potatoes...It tastes good.

Reviews for Punjabi Dum Aloo (4)

Ruby Duttaa year ago
yummy..good to eat with hot puris n parathas would definitely try it

Veena Kaliaa year ago
yummy ,

Suchitra Raoa year ago

saheda vohraa year ago
there's no mention of tomatoes or its puree in the ingredients list