How to make Kashmiri Dum Aloo -

Fried baby potatoes cooked in a Kashmiri chilli paste and yogurt masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Baby potatoes (बेबी आलू), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Kashmiri 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 Bollari Barthad Aloo Aur Lehsun Ki Sabzi Mixed Vegetable Manchurian Chicken Liver Masala

Kashmiri Dum Aloo

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The beautiful colour and aroma of this aloo recipe is enough to make you really hungry. Deep-fried baby potatoes cooked in a masala made with ingredients like Kashmiri red chilli paste, cardamom powder, fennel seed powder and creamy yogurt.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kashmiri Dum Aloo Recipe

  • Baby potatoes peeled 20

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Kashmiri red chillies 5-6

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Mustard oil filtered 1/4 cup

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger dried powder 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Clove powder a pinch


Step 1

Prick peeled potatoes with a fork and soak in salty water for 15-20 minutes. Drain.

Step 2

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan till smoking point. Take pan off heat.

Step 3

Grind Kashmiri chillies with a little water till a smooth paste is formed.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai. Add potatoes one-by-one and fry on medium heat till evenly golden brown.

Step 5

Take yogurt in a bowl. Add fennel powder, soonth, roasted cumin powder, green cardamom powder, salt and red chilli paste. Mix well.

Step 6

Heat mustard oil again. Add asafoetida, clove powder, ¼ cup water and yogurt mixture. Mix well.

Step 7

Check if the potatoes are cooked from inside by cutting into two.

Step 8

Drain fried potatoes from oil and put in yogurt mixture. Allow potatoes to cook in the gravy for 10-15 minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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