Dum Aloo | Punjabi Dum Aloo
Dum Aloo is a favored Indian curry recipe. It is a truly awesome vegeatarian potato dish. Dum Aloo can be literally translated into pressure (Dum) cooked potatoes (Aloo). This rich spicy gravy is an excellent side dish with puris, chapattis or parathas. This is traditional kashmiri delicacy in a rich spicy gracy. In this cooking method, the food is cooked under pressure on its own juices. Here is the simple Dum Aloo recipe for you to enjoy…:)
Potato - 200 g
Tomato - 1
Onion - 2
Green chilly - 2
Ginger - small piece
Garlic - 3 to 4
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Yogurd - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry
Curry and coriander leaves
Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
Red chilly pwd - 1 tsp
Turmeric pwd - ½ tsp
Garam masala pwd - ½ tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Olive oil - 1 tbsp
Wash and remove the peel from potatoes and prick them
Pressure cook for one whistle, ( should turn tender )
Allow to cool, marinate with turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd and lemon juice for 10 mins.
Shallow fry in hot oil and keep it reserved.
Smash tomato in a blender.
Transfer the puree to a bowl and keep aside.
Grind onion, garlic, ginger, green chilli to paste.
Add yogurd to the spices and mix well
Heat oil in a fry pan, add cumin seeds and wait to crackle.
Add onion paste of step 7 and stir in medium flame for 4 to 5 mins.
Add all the yogurd spice paste and allow to cook until oil separates.
Add tomato puree and stir for 1 minute.
Keep in low flame and fry till a meshy texture appears. ( 5 to 7 ) mins
Add shallow fried potatoes, cover & simmer for 2 mins.
Garnish with freshly chopped curry and coriander leaves.
Serve hot with Roti, Naan, Chapati & Bread.