Bengali alu dum | How to make Bengali alu dum

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Created on 23rd May 2017
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About Bengali alu dum

A household favourite of the bengalis, generally served along with some fluffy pooris for a sunday breakfast.

Bengali alu dum is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of West Bengal. Bengali alu dum is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Bengali alu dum is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 15 minute and it takes 30 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Bengali alu dum. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Bengali alu dum is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Bengali alu dum is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Bengali alu dum. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Bengali alu dum at your home.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Bengali alu dum

Ingredients to make Bengali alu dum

  • Baby Potatoes​-500 gm
  • Whole garam masala- [bay leaves (2), cinnamon sticks-1, cardamom-3, cloves-3]
  • Sugar and salt as per taste
  • Turmeric-2 tsp
  • Tomato-1 large
  • Green chillies-5-6
  • Corriander leaves [handful]
  • Ginger-2 inches
  • Jeera powder-2 tbsp
  • Whole jeera-1 tsp
  • Mustard oil-4 tbsp
  • Asofeteda-a pinch

How to make Bengali alu dum

  1. Boil the potatoes in the microwave oven for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan,add the whole garam masala,jeera and fry till fragrant.
  3. Add the potatoes,salt and turmeric powder and fry till golden brown.
  4. Keep aside.
  5. In the same oil add the ginger,jeera and chili paste.Fry for about 2 min.
  6. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  7. Add sugar and salt as per taste.
  8. Sprinkle asafoetida and chopped corriander leaves.
  9. Serve hot.
My Tip: To fasten the process, the potatoes can be pressure cooked prior and the deep fired, later can be added to the curry.

Reviews for Bengali alu dum (1)

Diksha Wahi3 months ago
So good!