How to make Dum aloo - Deep fried baby potatoes cooked in a flavourful masala.

This recipe is contributed by Member dr. chitra phil.

Main Ingredients : Baby potatoes (बेबी आलू), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Dum aloo

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Dum aloo checkout Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy, Chutneywale Aloo, Aloo Pyaaz Tamatar . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Paneer Nazakat, Hare Chane Methi, Pepper Pudina Gravy, Kadai Gobhi Methi Palak.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dum aloo Recipe

  • Baby potatoes peeled 1 packet

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Cloves 4

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Peppercorns 8

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Tomato chopped 1 large

  • Onion paste 1/4 cup

  • Garam masala 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt whisked 2 cup


Step 1

Prick the potatoes and deep fry them till golden.

Step 2

Drain and remove on absorbent paper.Heat oil in a non stick pan, add onion, ginger garlic paste, cloves, bay leaf, peppercorns, cardamoms and cinnamon stick. Saute till brown.

Step 3

Add chopped tomato, onion paste and little water. Mix well and allow the mixture to boil.Add garam masala, salt and curd. Toss well add ½ cup water and fried potatoes.Cook on low heat till gravy thickens.

Step 4

Serve hot.