Aloo dum | How to make Aloo dum

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

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 (6)

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placi Rodrigues3 years ago

can we use small cubed pieces of potatoes

Rekha Makasare4 years ago


Alisha dogra4 years ago

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