Dum Aloo | Kashmiri Dum Aloo

Dum Aloo is a very popular Dish. Today I prepared this for lunch . My Hubby Just Loved It a lot  , He is  a big fan of Paneer but when I prepared Dum Aloo and once he tasted, he said WOW ! You made such a delicious Dum Aloo. So It was quite change for him from the usual Paneer side dishes I make. It is Lip smacking side dish with Butter Naan or you can also have it with Matar Pulao.

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients Quantity
Baby Potato 6
Onion 1
Cumin Seeds 1 teaspoon
Cardamom Brown 1
Cardamom Green 4
Pepper Corn 1/4 teaspoon
Cloves 2
Dry red Chilli 4
Nutmeg a small pinch
Mace a small pinch
Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Garlic 5 flakes
Yogurt 150 gram
Tomato puree 1 cup
Salt to taste
Kasoori Methi 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder 1/4 teaspoon
Cashew 10

Method :

1. Pressure cook potatoes for 2 whistles and peel the skin. Prick all over with a fork and cut into two piece . Heat a pan with oil , Deep fry the potatoes until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

2. Grind Ginger, Garlic , Onion ,cashew , Cardamom brown , pepper corn , Dry red chilli and cardamom green to a fairly smooth paste. Heat the oil in a Non stick pan and fry onions with Cumin seeds , cloves , Cinnamon stick , cardamom green and pepper corn until golden. Now add grind paste into Fried onions.

3. Then Add Coriander powder , Turmeric powder and Cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato puree, curd and salt. Mix well.

4. Then Cook 5 more minutes on medium flame . Cook till oil shows separately as shown below in picture . Now add deep fry potatoes into gravy.

5. Then add 1 cut hot water into gravy and cook for 2-3 minutes . Sprinkle the Dum Aloo with kasoori Methi and cook for few minutes. Serve Hot With Chapattis or Rice.

6. Enjoy !!

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