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Dum Aloo

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Dum Aloo is a delicious curry that's served with Indian breads, flavoured rice dishes or just plain steamed rice. Baby potatoes are simmered in a delectable tomato-yogurt based gravy and garnished with some malai/ fresh cream.
Ingredients
  Baby potatoes 15
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Ginger paste 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add the bay leaves and onions. Fry them until the onions are slightly browned.
2.Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
3. Now add all the powdered spices along with salt and saute for a minute.
4.Add the tomatoes and stir fry until they are all mushy and the oil starts to separate from the onion-tomato mixture. Add the yogurt and stir fry for a minute.
5. Now add the potatoes and 1 1/2 cup of water. Simmer on low heat until the potatoes are cooked.
6.If you want the gravy to be thicker, then evaporate the excess water by cooking without the lid on.
7. When the desired consistency is achieved, garnish with coriander leaves or some fresh cream.

Serve with bread/rice/biryani/pulao

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Dum Aloo Recipe