April 21, 2012

How to Make Aloo Dum

Recipe by Naiya Sheth : Learn How to Make Aloo Dum: Here Aloo Dum is one of the favorite Indian vegetable recipes. It is more popular in kids and youngsters. So, enjoy great recipe for aloo dum at home.

Preparation time – 10 minutes
Cooking time – 20 minutes
Serves – 4 people

Ingredients to make Aloo Dum:

10 to 12 small - baby potatoes
2 to 3 onions – finely chopped
2 table spoon grated coconut
¼ tea spoon ginger paste
1 tea spoon green chili paste
¼ tea spoon cardamom powder
½ cup whipped curd
1 tea spoon garam masala powder
1 table spoon poppy seeds – khuskhus
1 ½ to 2 tea spoon dry coriander powder
¼ tea spoon cumin powder
1 tea spoon red chili powder
Salt to taste
Oil for frying potatoes
2 table spoon oil

For garnishing:

Chopped coriander leaves

Method to make Aloo Dum:

  1. Make fine paste from green chilies, ginger, cardamom, poppy seeds and coconut.
  2. Pars boil baby potatoes. Keep at room temperature. Peel them and prick them with fork.
  3. Fry them in hot oil till it turns to light brown. Drain on an absorbant kitchen tissue and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry onion in it till light brown.
  5. Add above paste to it and fry till oil seperates.
  6. Add chili powder, cumin powder and dry coriander powder. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Add whipped curd, salt and fried potatoes. Add ¼ cup water and let it cook for at least 10 minutes. After the gravy is thick add garam masala powder and mix well.
  8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Hot and spicy Aaloo Dum is ready to serve. Serve it with roti, naan or kulcha.

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