Monday, January 17, 2011

Aloo Dum


Baby Potatoes - 8 or 10
Onion - 2
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Tomato - 1 chopped
Bay Leaf  - 1
Curd - 2 cups
Milk - 1/4 cup
Red Chilli Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder  - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves, chopped  - 2 tbsps
Oil - 3 tbsps
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Gram Flour - 2 tsps
Salt to taste

Grind Together:

Black Peppercorns - 8
Cloves - 6
Cinnamon - 2inch long pieces
Coriander Seeds  - 3 tsps
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp


  1. Pressure cook baby potatoes and peel off their skin.
  2. Prick the potatoes with fork and fry them with a tsp oil until they turn slightly brown.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  4. Add bay leaf pieces and saute for half a minute.
  5. Now add chopped onion and ginger garlic paste. Saute until onion turns translucent.
  6. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and sugar and saute well.
  7. Now add ground masala powder and saute for 2 mins.
  8. Add fried baby potatoes and fry for 2-3 mins.
  9. Set the flame to sim and slowly pour curd and milk into the cooker.
  10. Add chopped tomatoes and close the lid.
  11. Let it pressure cook in sim.
  12. Turn off the heat before the first whistle of the cooker.
  13. Remove the lid of the cooker and mix gram flour with 2 tsps water and add this to the gravy. Boil for 2 mins.
  14. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  15. Serve hot.


Anonymous said... [Reply]

This is really yummy

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