Dum Aloo/Baby Potatos in piquant gravy Recipe

Dum Aloo is a popular dish in North India. Baby potatoes are boiled, peeled, roasted or fried and then dunked in an aromatic gravy of onions and curds with selected spices. Best enjoyed with Roti or Naan.

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 kg baby potatoes
  • 4 large onions roughly chopped
  • 2 inch piece of ginger
  • 1heaped teaspoon red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsps coriander seeds
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 inch piece of cinnamon
  • 7 pepper corns
  • 3 cardamom
  • A pinch of haldi/turmeric
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup curds
  • 2 tsps Sugar
  • 4 tbsps ghee/clarified butter
  • 5 tbsps oil
  • Coriander leaves

Method :
Pressure cook the potatoes. Peel, apply salt n deep fry to a golden brown. Grind the onion, ginger, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chilly powder, cloves, cinnamon, Cardamom and haldi to a smooth paste. Heat a mixture of 4 tbsps ghee and 5 tbsps oil. Add the masala and roast till the raw smell disappears and the oil leaves at the sides. Add the fried potatoes, sugar and salt and boil well. Add the curd, give one boil and switch off. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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