Alur Dum

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Main Ingredients Potatoes, Tomatoes
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course-Veg
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Select Taste
Level of Cooking Medium
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Alur Dum

  • 500 grams Potatoes halved, parboiled
  • 2 medium Tomatoes cut into small cubes
  • 3-4 teaspoons Oil
  • 3-4 Green cardamom
  • 2 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 Bay leaves
  • 1-2 Dried red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 3-4 tablespoons Cashewnut paste
  • 3-4 Green chillies
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add green cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaves, dried red chilli, chilli powder, sugar and mix well. Add potatoes and mix to toss.
  2. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, salt, ginger paste, yogurt, and cashewnuts to the pan and mix well. Add tomato and green chilli and 1 cup water and mix well. Cook till the potatoes are completely cooked. Add black peppercorns and salt and mix well. Simmer for a minute.
  3. Serve hot.