Tasty Dum Aloo

Tasty Dum Aloo

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Dum aloo is the tasty and rich side dish, Just the smell of aloo dam can make you hungry!

Tasty Dum Aloo recipe - How to make Tasty Dum Aloo

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15-20 baby potatoes
1 pinch asafoetida (hing)
2 onions chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp fresh coriander (dhania) leaves chopped
1 tbsp ginger (adrak) strips
1 1/2 tbsp oil
oil to deep fry
salt to taste

  1. Peel, wash and prick potatoes all over with help of a fork.Keep in salted water for 15 mins.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, deep-fry potatoes on medium heat till golden brown. Drain and place on an absorbent paper.
  3. Heat oil in another pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,asafoetida, cook on medium heat for few sec.
  4. Add onion,sauté for 3-4 mins or till onion turns light Golden,add ginger-garlic paste,sauté for a minute.
  5. Now add tomatoes, cook till tomatoes turn pulpy.
  6. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and Stir.
  7. Now add fried potatoes, stir to mix well, cook for 2-3 Minutes.
  8. Add a little water, garam masala powder, salt, mix well and Simmer till potatoes absorb gravy.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.