Punjabi Dum Aloo | How to make Punjabi Dum Aloo

By Pavithira Vijay  |  20th Jan 2016  |  
4.4 from 36 reviews Rate It!
  • Punjabi Dum Aloo, How to make Punjabi Dum Aloo
Punjabi Dum Alooby Pavithira Vijay
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    2

    People

6181

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About Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe

Cute Baby Potatoes simmered in onion & tomato gravy perfect with both rice and rotis.

Punjabi Dum Aloo

Ingredients to make Punjabi Dum Aloo

  • 30 Baby potatoes
  • 2 onions (ground to paste)
  • 2 tomatoes (Pureed)
  • 10 cashewnuts (soaked and ground to paste)
  • 2 - 3 tbs oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi

How to make Punjabi Dum Aloo

  1. Pressure cook the baby potatoes with a little salt for 1 whistle. Peel them and keep ready.
  2. Soak cashew nuts in warm water fro 15 - 20 minutes and then make a smooth paste.
  3. Heat some oil in a fry pan, and roast the potatoes till they are golden brown all around.
  4. Now again heat the remaining oil in a pan, and add cumin seeds and hing. Add the onion paste and saute for 2 minutes. Then add the ginger garlic paste and continue sauteing on medium flame.
  5. Once the onion paste becomes nice and brown, add the tomato puree and cook for 5 - 6 minutes, Then add the spice powders (except garam masala) and give a mix.
  6. Allow the gravy to cook for 5 minutes, and then add the cashew paste. Let it cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  7. Add water and once the gravy comes to a boil, throw in the fried baby potatoes. Keep the flame in low-med and let the potatoes simmer in the gravy for 7 to 8 minutes.
  8. Then add the garam masala and the crushed Kasuri methi, and turn off stove after 2 - 3 minutes.

My Tip:

Can use normal potatoes, halved or quartered. Generally the potatoes are deep fried in oil and added to the gravy, but I boiled them and shallow fried.

Reviews for Punjabi Dum Aloo (36)

Karen C9 months ago

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Kabita Shaw9 months ago

Hmm
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Deepa Bhagat10 months ago

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Keerthana Raghurama year ago

I tried it.. excellent taste ..
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megha khandelwAla year ago

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Aruna Handaa year ago

Yummy
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hida himaaza year ago

Hi
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Archana Jaiswala year ago

Just have one question.we can make a thick gravy or it should be dry?
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tushar ghadei2 years ago

I made that it was awsum in taste n also looking good Thnx
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Reshma Reddy2 years ago

Nice
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Shobha Das2 years ago

nice
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gagan deep2 years ago

i ll try
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Manjeera Naveen2 years ago

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Shalini Saxena2 years ago

in all this..its not mention dat when we added cumin powder?? while putting spice powder or after dat??
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Suchitra Rao2 years ago

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Ishi Bhatt2 years ago

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Tultul Sengupta2 years ago

sooo nice.and testy.
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Dipika Halwai Shigwan2 years ago

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Sugra Hussain2 years ago

waowww bhut badhiya
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Maria Menezes2 years ago

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Radha Varshney2 years ago

Nice
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Shobhna Khanna2 years ago

yame all family are enjoyed
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monika sharma2 years ago

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khushboo agarwal2 years ago

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priyanka sadarangani2 years ago

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kiran nayan2 years ago

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Aswini Sharma2 years ago

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Rashmi Sharma2 years ago

Will try definitely as foody and aloo is favorite one
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Anita Nandini2 years ago

This recipe turned out really good. personally felt it could do with more spice though. maybe some chilly or extra chilly powder.
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Kaberi Sarkar2 years ago

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Renu Dhillon2 years ago

simply delicious
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Madhuri Malang3 years ago

Very nice
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gunjan porwal3 years ago

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Rajshree Patil3 years ago

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Sujata Limbu3 years ago

Classic dish cooked beautifully :D
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Hinal Baria3 years ago

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