Spicy Dum Aloo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 15 - baby potatoes/new potatoes
  • 1 - large tomato
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1" piece - ginger
  • 3 cloves - garlic (or 1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste)
  • 2 tbsp - curd
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Spices: 2 tsp - coriander/malli powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - all-purpose curry masala
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds

How to Make Spicy Dum Aloo

  • Wash the potatoes and boil in water until cooked. Cool, peel, and keep aside.
  • Prepare puree from the tomato and keep aside.
  • Grind the onion, garlic, ginger, and green chillies into a paste.
  • Beat the curd to remove lumps, if any, and mix the spices in it. Stir well to make a paste. Add a little water if too thick.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds start spluttering and turn brown, add the onion-ginger-garlic paste and fry for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the curd mix and stir continuously for 4 minutes.
  • Add the tomato puree and potatoes. Cover and cook for 2 minutes; then leave the pan open on medium flame and cook until the oil separates from the gravy.
  • Add salt.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with roti.