Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Dum Aloo (Popular North Indian Potato dish)

Dum aloo is a popular north Indian curry recipe prepared with sweet potatoes or normal potatoes cooked in a spicy tomato and curd based sauce/curry under pressure. Dum aloo dish is a common menu in the restaurants, highway dhabas and hotels serving north Indian food. Tastes well with roti, chapati, rice and any variety rice. Dum aloo recipe has many regional variations like Amristari, Kashmiri,etc. Try this authentic Dum aloo curry recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Potatoes                                     500 gms
Onion chopped                           1 no
Tomatoes pureed                         3 nos
Ginger garlic paste                       1 tbsp
Garlic chopped                            1 tsp
Coriander powder                       1 tsp
Turmeric Powder                         1/4 tsp
Chilli powder                               1 tsp
Garam masala powder                 1 tsp
Curd or Yoghurt                           1/2 cup
Oil                                                to fry
Salt                                               to taste
Coriander leaves chopped             1 spring


1. Pressure cook the Potatoes. Peel of skin and pierce it with fork.
2. Fry the potatoes in oil till golden brown and keep it aside.
3. Heat oil in kadai. Add chopped garlic and fry till they are golden brown. Add chopped onion and continue frying.
4. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and tomato puree and continue frying till the fat seperates from the mixture.
5. Add beaten curd or yoghurt, salt and mix well.
6. Add fried potatoes and garam masala powder to the gravy.
7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Recipe by Ramya (Cooking enthusiasist)


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