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Dum Aloo

Happy to meet everyone after a fabulous weekend. We had blasting time celebrating hubby pie’s birthday. I was busy preparing his favorite dishes. This time I made his choice Dum Aloo. Thanks to Bhawana, I followed her recipe with little alterations. Here is my version of Dum Aloo recipe.

Dum Aloo
Dum Aloo

Ingredients: (Serves 2 people)

Potatoes: 3 medium sized
Onion: 2 medium sized
Tomato puree: 3 tbsp
Lemon juice: 2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic paste: ½ tsp
Green chilies: 3
Red chili powder: 2 tsp
Almond: 4-5
Cashews: 4-5
Salt: to taste
Coriander leaves: for garnishing
Garam masala: ½ tsp

Preparation method:

  • Boil and peel the potatoes.
  • Cut the potatoes into medium sized cubes.
  • Fry the potatoes in oil till they turn golden brown in color.
  • Remove excess oil using tissue paper.
  • Prick them few times on all sides using a toothpick or fork.
  • Grind the onion, almonds and cashews into fine paste.
  • Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard and cumin seeds.
  • Add green chilies, ginger-garlic paste and onion paste.
  • Sauté till the paste turns brown in color.
  • Now add tomato puree and cook for another 2 mins.
  • Add garam masala, salt, red chili powder and cook it till the raw smell vanishes.
  • Now add one cup of water, lemon juice and the fried potatoes and stir well.
  • Cook the potatoes in the gravy for about 10-15 mins.
  • Garnish with the coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rotis or rice.

Tips and tricks:

Use baby potatoes to prepare Dum Aloo.

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27 replies on “Dum Aloo”

I have to say that this is the best dum aloo I’ve ever eaten in my life. Anu, thank you my dear for preparing this delicious dish on my birthday!!

Thanks for visiting me Anu! glad you liked my Dum Aloo recipe:) your version looks great too…haven’t tried the dry version before…sounds nice for a quick recipe!

btw, I’m hosting BBD-Quick Breads, and would love to have you send in a recipe. pls check the event details on my blog:)

Back here after a long break. Wow too many delicious recipes! Mouth watering indeed!! Dum Aloo looks awesome.

Looks lovely Anu! No doubt you all had a wonderful time and a marvellous food! Thanks for your lovely comments at my blog.. I have added your feeds to my bloglines. But what is that “link back to me” i dont understand. Pls clarify dear!

hi Anu,

You have a very nice space here..nice recipes too!!
dum aloo looks nice n especially your hubby had given an encouraging comment at the end..good one !!
Thanks for stoping by :)keep visiting my blog!!

Thank you all for your lovely comments and encouragement. Anu, I’ll surely send this to RCI: Lucknow contest. Thank you for letting me know about it.

ok i found out it is onion and the nuts that have to be ground to make a paste !

Looks gud dear….like the colour..I have dum aloo in my blog too..check it out tht .bit diff frm your recipe and it tasted just yum (telling u incase u r dum aloo fan 🙂 )

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