Thursday, June 2, 2011

Aloo dum

Aloo Dum is an easy Indian food recipe prepared with baby potatoes that are simmered in a curd based sauce and spiced with garam masala.


Potatoes- 200 gm
Baby potatoes will be better..
onion - 2 medium sized
tomato - 1  medium
ginger - 1/2''
garlic flakes - 5-6
thick curd - 1 tbsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
cumin powder - 1/3 tsp
coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
red chilli powder - 1/3 tsp
green chilli - 1
salt, turmeric, oil for deep frying.


Boil the potatoes for 10 mins . Keep aside to cool. Peel the potatoes and prick all over with a fork.
Heat oil in a wok. Fry the baby potatoes till they turn golden brown.
Remove from wok and keep aside.Cut 1 onion and tomato into large chunks.
Make a smooth paste of onions, tomatoes, garlic and ginger in a grinder along with the green chillis.
Heat  oil in the wok. Add chopped onion. Fry till lightly brown.
Add the turmeric, cumin powder , coriander powder and red chilli powder.
Add the ground paste and salt, and fry for few mins.
Add 1/2 cup water along with garam masala,  beaten curd and fried potatoes.
Allow to boil for a few min or till most of the water evaporates.
Serve with rice/rotis/pooris


  1. Dear Mugdha
    You are posting recipes so fast that I can't keep pace. office jaun-a ki aji kali? :-)..I like this recipe. Out of many Alu dum recipes that I know, I like this spicing and the method..very nice.
    Will try soon
    Bhala thiba

  2. Slurp,fingerlicking aloo dum...inviting!

  3. Luv it with rotis, looks supe ryumm

  4. lovely gravy. I would love to have this aloo dum iwth hot poris

    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. Thanx a lott for all ur valuable comments...:)
    @Ushanish ji actually apana nka guess is job chhadideichi, after having my dearest son Bhoumik.....:)apana kemiti achhanti?

  6. Looks nice and perfect for rotis.. Am goin to try this soon..


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