Dum Aloo Amritsari

Baby potatoes in mustard oil.Perfect accompaniment for rice and also all types of rotis and parathas. This mouth watering delicacy is truly Punjabi style is made at home in just few easy steps. Go ahead and give it a try. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Baby Potatoes, Tomatoes
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dum Aloo Amritsari

  • 20-24 Baby Potatoes
  • to deep fry Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 large Onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 large Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger cut into thin strips


  1. Peel, wash and prick potatoes all over with the help of a fork. Keep in salted water for fifteen minutes.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the potatoes on medium heat till golden brown.
  3. Drain and place on an absorbent paper and keep aside. Heat mustard oil in a pan to smoking point.
  4. Cool and heat again. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida and cook on medium heat till the cumin seeds change colour.
  5. Add onion and sauté for three to four minutes or till the onion turns light golden. 3Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  6. Add a little water and stir. Add tomatoes and sauté for a minute. Add a little water and cook till tomatoes turn pulpy.
  7. Add red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and a little water and stir.
  8. Add fried potatoes and stir to mix well and cook for two minutes. Add a little water and salt.
  9. Mix well and simmer for five minutes or till the potatoes absorb the gravy.
  10. Add garam masala powder and stir.
  11. Remove from heat and serve hot garnished with coriander leaves and ginger strips.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1099
Carbohydrates 110.2
Protein 12.6
Fat 67.7
Other Fiber Fiber- 19.8gm