Methi Dum Aloo

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - small baby potatoes
  • a pinch - asafetida (hing)
  • 1/2 tsp - mustards seeds (rye)
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3 tsp - kasoori methi
  • 1/4 tsp - black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • ghee or oil
  • For Masala Paste:
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 3 onions
  • 2 cloves - garlic
  • 1 inch piece - ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • 3 red kashmiri chillies
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds

How to Make Methi Dum Aloo

  • Grind together all the ingredients for the masala paste and set aside.
  • Wash and dry potatoes, prick them all over with a fork.
  • Deep fry the potatoes until golden in colour and set aside.
  • Heat oil. Add hing, mustard and cumin seeds, let them splutter.
  • Add the ground paste, fry until the ghee or oil separates from the masala and oil floats on top.
  • Add kasoori methi, salt, pepper, potatoes.
  • Stir well. Add a little water if required.
  • Cover and cook until the potatoes are done.
  • Serve hot with parathas.

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