Shahi Dum Aloo

By Mehak Joshi  |  6th Dec 2015  |  
4.8 from 2 reviews Rate It!
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About Shahi Dum Aloo Recipe

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

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 (2)

Geetha Veeramani4 years ago

do we boil the bottle gourd and grind or grind raw

Suman Chhaperia4 years ago

when we add paneer