Dum alu | How to make Dum alu

By Sanjukta Panda  |  24th May 2017  |  
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About Dum alu Recipe

A famous potato based Indian curry served with pooris, each region has a version of its own, so here is mine.

Dum alu is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Sanjukta Panda teaches how to make Dum alu step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Dum alu in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Dum alu at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Dum alu takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Dum alu is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Dum alu is a good option for you. The flavour of Dum alu is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Dum alu and impress your family and friends.

Dum alu

Ingredients to make Dum alu

  • potatoes [cubed] - 2
  • onions - 2 [chopped]
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • cashew nuts - 10
  • tomatoes - 2 [blended into puree]
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • chicken masala powder - 2 tsp
  • salt
  • refined oil

How to make Dum alu

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion then ginger-garlic paste and onion paste.
  2. cook for 5 minutes, colour of the onion changes to golden brown.
  3. Add the blended tomatoes.Stir on heat for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, chicken masala powder, salt and stir lightly till oil separates..
  5. Make a paste of the cashew nuts with very little water. Add this paste and salt to the cooking masala.
  6. Boil the potatoes before hand and dice them into cubes. Add these boiled potatoes into the masala. Stir well.
  7. Cover the lid and cook the potatoes along with the masala for sometime and then check for the seasoning. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

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