Jun 19, 2011

Dum Aaloo

Baby Potatoes - 1/2 kg
Onion - 1
Tomatoes - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Red chilli powder - acc to taste
Cumin powder - 1/2tsp
Coriander powder - 1tsp
Kasuri methi(Dried fenugreek leaves)
Whole garam masala
Cumin seeds
Cream - optional


  1. Deep fry the uncooked potatoes in the oil without cutting it
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add Cinnamon, cardamom and cloves and half a tsp of cumin seeds
  3. Then add one big chopped onion and saute it
  4. Add a pinch of turmeric and then add 2 tsp of ginger garlic paste and fry well
  5. Add a little water to prevent the masala from sticking and add red chilli powder(acc to ur taste) and 1/2 tsp cumin powder and 1 tsp coriander powder and cook well till the oil seperates
  6. Add 2 medium size tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes are soft and well cooked
  7. Cool this mixture and remove the cinnamon cardamom and cloves from the mixture and grind it to a smooth paste
  8. Add a little butter in a pan and when it is heated pour the ground mixture in it and add needed amount of water to make it thin
  9. Allow it to boil and add salt and a pinch of sugar and add the fried potatoes in it and cook for 5 mins                                                                                                                                                 (If u dont want to fry the potatoes just add the uncooked potatoes and cook for longer time)
  10. Atlast add a tbsp of cream (if u dont have cream add 2 tbsp of thick milk)
       Garnish with little coriander leaves
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  1. So pretty those small potatoes, aren't they? :) Loved ur recipe too!

  2. That looks delicious. I'm totally craving it :)
    US Masala

  3. looking good

    not bad

    i expect more from you sis

  4. this looks wonderfully tasty..yumm..!
    btw..Am your happy follower now.;)
    do stop by mine sometime..

    Tasty Appetite


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