Plain Aloo Dum

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Total Time:
60 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Plain Aloo Dum

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