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Plain Aloo Dum Recipe

Plain Aloo Dum is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Potato (small and round) - 1/2 kg
  • Salt to taste
  • Onion paste - 125g
  • Ginger paste - 30g
  • Curd - 50g
  • Red Chilli powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Clove - 6
  • Cinnamon - 2 sticks
  • Cardamom - 5
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Green chillies - 5
  • Fresh Coriander leaves - 25g
  • Oil for frying
  • How to Make Plain Aloo Dum:

    1. Peel the potatoes and keep in salty water for 30 minutes.
    2. Fry in oil till potatoes turn golden brown with firm consistency and keep it aside.
    3. Add oil in a kadai and fry the cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.
    4. As the spicy flavour begins to emerge, add the onion paste and stir for about 5-6 minutes till the oil separates.
    5. Add the ginger paste and stir for another 2 minutes.
    6. Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder and let it simmer.
    7. Broil cumin seeds in a dry pan and grind it to a fine powder.
    8. Add sugar and broiled cumin powder and stir for 2 minutes.
    9. Beat the curd and add to the kadai.
    10. Lower the temperature and immerse the fried potatoes for simmering.
    11. Cook covered till potatoes turn tender
    12. Do not let the steam escape.
    13. Add garam masala powder and close the lid and take off the fire.
    14. Serve hot garnished with slit green chillies and chopped coriander leaves.




     

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