Aloo dum | How to make Aloo dum

By Hem Lata Srivastava  |  20th Oct 2015  |  
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About Aloo dum Recipe

Aloo dum, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Aloo dum by Hem Lata Srivastava will definitely help you in its preparation. The Aloo dum can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Aloo dum is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Aloo dum step by step. The detailed explanation makes Aloo dum so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Aloo dum can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Aloo dum from BetterButter.

Aloo dum

Ingredients to make Aloo dum

  • medium and same size potatoes 1/2 kg
  • onion paste 1 1/2 tbsp
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • red chili powder 2 tsp
  • fennel powder 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • deshi ghee 1 tbsp
  • mustard oil 1 1/2 tbsp
  • cumin 1 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp
  • chopped coriander 1 tbsp
  • garam massala powder 1/2 tsp
  • tomato puree 2 tbsp
  • curd 1 tbsp

How to make Aloo dum

  1. Peel, wash and prick the potatoes with a fork and put in water.
  2. Heat the ghee in wok or a pan, pop the fenugreek, add potatoes and shallow fry them till golden.
  3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, saute the cumin. Fry ginger garlic and onion paste.
  4. Add dry spices, cook for 2 minutes, add tomato puree and whipped curd, stir continuously, cook the masala/spices till the oil separates
  5. Add fried potato, salt stir for 2-3 minutes, add 1 and 1/2 cup water. Cook covered.
  6. After a pressure turn the heat sim, cook for 5 to 8 minutes and switch off the gas.
  7. Garnish with coriander and garam masala serve hot with chapati or steamed rice.

Reviews for Aloo dum (5)

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placi Rodriguesa year ago

can we use small cubed pieces of potatoes

Rekha Makasare2 years ago


Alisha dogra2 years ago

Looks really yummy! However can we fry the potatoes in oil instead of ghee?