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Paneer dum aalo

Arpit Sancheti
30 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Paneer dum aalo RECIPE

Spicy potatoes stuffed with paneer

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Rajasthan
  • Pan fry
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Boiled potatoes, 16 pcs
  2. Green chillies finely chopped, 4 pcs
  3. onions finely chopped, 1 1/2 cup
  4. tomatoes finely chopped, 1 1/2 cup
  5. Juice of lemon, 4 tbsp
  6. paneer grated, 1 1/4 cup
  7. Oil, 6 tbsp
  8. Mustard seeds, 2 tbsp
  9. turmeric powder, 4 tbsp
  10. Jeera, 2 tbsp
  11. Red chilli powder, to taste
  12. salt to taste
  13. Garam masala, 4 tbsp
  14. Hingh a pinch


  1. Cut the top of boiled potatoes and make a well in each to fill it with paneer stuffing. Preserve the extracted part for gravy.
  2. Heat 3tbsp oil and add half of mustard seeds and let them pop.
  3. Add jeera and fry them for few seconds.
  4. Add half cup of onion and fry them till golden brown.
  5. Now add half cup tomatoes and press them hard so that juices of them come out and they become to less visible.
  6. Add half of turmeric powder, 1 green chilli, salt and red chilli powder. Stir for 2 minutes.
  7. Add 1 cup of paneer and saut:copyright: it for 5 minutes.
  8. Fill the hollowed potatoes with the mixture. Add keep the top on it.
  9. Now for gravy, grind remaining tomato, onion and green chili till a smooth paste is prepared.
  10. Add preserve potatoes after crushing in paste and grind once again.
  11. Now in a frying pan heat remaining oil, add mustard seeds and let them pop.
  12. Add remaining turmeric powder, hing, red chilli powder, salt and saut:copyright: them.
  13. Add prepared paste with 1 cup of water. Allow the gravy to cook up well. It will take about 10-15 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  14. Now keep slowly stuffed potatoes in gravy one by one. Granish them with coriander leaves, grated paneer and if some stuffing left out.

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