Shahi Dum Aloo | How to make Shahi Dum Aloo

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By Mehak Joshi
Created on 6th Dec 2015
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  • By Mehak Joshi
    Created on 6th Dec 2015

About Shahi Dum Aloo

Made with healthy and low fat ingredients. A must try for gravy lovers.

The delicious and mouthwatering Shahi Dum Aloo is a famous dish of Mughlai and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Shahi Dum Aloo is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Shahi Dum Aloo. Mehak Joshi shared this Shahi Dum Aloo recipe which is perfect to serve for 8 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Shahi Dum Aloo. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Shahi Dum Aloo recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves8People
Shahi Dum Aloo

Ingredients to make Shahi Dum Aloo

  • Potatoes (small) 8-10
  • 4 cloves
  • 3 Green Cardamom
  • 2 green chillies
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp cream
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 medium Bottle Gourd
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

How to make Shahi Dum Aloo

  1. Scrub and peel the potatoes and prick them thoroughly with a fork or toothpick. Shallow fry with one tablespoon oil till golden brown.
  2. Grind the cloves, cardamom, chillies, ginger and garlic to a paste. Grate onions and grind the peeled bottle gourd.
  3. Melt ghee in a heavy saucepan and fry the grated onion until pink and translucent. Add in the bottle gourd paste and cook for a couple of minutes on a low flame until the raw smell fades away.
  4. Add the coriander powder, cumin, chilli powder and turmeric. Continue to cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add puree of tomatoes, clove, cardamom, ginger paste and stir for another 8-10 minutes on a low flame until the masala leaves ghee to sides.
  6. Add yogurt and cream and stir well. Add potatoes, 1/2 cup water, stir well and cook for a few minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander and a tsp of fresh cream.
  8. Serve hot.
My Tip: You can use bottle gourds for any type of gravy. Turns out great.

Reviews for Shahi Dum Aloo (4)

Geetha Veeramania year ago
do we boil the bottle gourd and grind or grind raw

Suman Chhaperiaa year ago
when we add paneer

Palak Khannaa year ago
Does bottle guard affects the taste? it blends well with the puree?

Mamta Vishal Sharma2 years ago