Aloo Dum

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Aloo Dum


  • Ingredients
  • 10 small potatoes
  • 3 medium sized onions
  • 2-3 tbsp shredded coconut
  • A small piece of ginger
  • 4-5 green chilles
  • 2-3 cardammom pods
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 1/2 tsp dhania(coriander) powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying the potatoes
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil/ghee(clarified butter)


  1. Boil the potatoes. Peel them and prick the potatoes with a fork.
    Fry the potatoes in hot oil till they turn slightly brown.
    Drain and set aside.
    Heat oil in a shallow pan and fry the onions to light brown.
    Grind the coconut, poppy seeds, cardamon, ginger and green chillies to a paste.
    Add the paste to the onions. Fry till the oil seperates.
    Add chilli powder,cumin powder and dhania powder and
    stir for 5 mins.
    Add the yoghurt , salt and the fried potatoes.
    Add enough water to cover the potatoes and simmer till
    the gravy is thick for about 10 minutes.
    Now add the garam masala powder and mix well.
    Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves.
    Eat with chapathi/nan.

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