Dum Aloo Recipe

Dum aloo

Dum Aloo is one of the easy,tasty and frequently ordered north Indian curry in any restaurant ๐Ÿ™‚ .Also know by the names Kashmiri Shahi Dum Aloo or Shahi Dum Aloo ,it is an aloo curry made with a mix of yogurt and spices mainly the kashmiri red chillies or degi mirch.This gravy goes well with roti,chapati,paratha and also with few rice items like jeera rice,pulao,ghee rice,veg biryani etc.

Complete video recipe can be found on our youtube ย channel Shetty’s Kitchen

In this post you will see the recipe with step by step photos.

Ingredients required:
baby potatoes - 500 gms
hung curd or yogurt - 150 ml
kashmiri red chilli powder - 3 to 4 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/3 + 1/4 tsp
oil - 6 tbsp
ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
whole garam masala - 1/2 inch cinnamon + 4 cloves + 
                     1 mace strand + 1 black cardamom
cumin powder(raw or roasted)- 1/2 tsp
coriander powder - 1 tsp
garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
kasuri methi - 1 tsp
cashew nuts - 20
salt - to taste
tomato puree - of 4 medium sized tomatoes
chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp

Method :
* boil the baby potatoes in pressure cooker upto 2 whistles
* let the boiled potatoes cool completely before removing the peels.
  once it cools remove the peels and prick the potatoes with help of a 
  toothpick.
* In a pan heat up 4 tbsp of oil(you can also deep fry the boiled potatoes)
* Once the oil is heated well,add 3/4 tsp of red chilli powder and 1/3 tsp
  of turmeric powder and fry it.
* Next add the boiled,peeled and pricked baby potatoes .Fry it in low flame 
  for 4 to 5 minutes and keep aside the fried potatoes.
* In a mixing bowl,beat 150 ml of curd and add 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder to it.
* Next in a seperate kadai,pan or a wok heat up 2 tbsp of oil.Once the oil is
  heated well add 1/2 tsp of ginger garlic paste and fry.
* Next add crushed whole garam masala spices listed above.
* Also add cumin powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and 2 tsp of
  red chilli powder.
* Add tomato puree and cook it in medium flame for 2 minutes under closed lid.
* After 2 minutes add beaten curd and stir once.After adding curd keep the flame low
  and keep stirring to avoid the gravy from curdling.
* wait until the gravy comes to first boil.
* Once the gravy starts boiling add 1/2 cup water.You can adjust the gravy
  consistency as per your need.Again wait until it comes to a boil.
* Once the gravy comes to a 2nd boil add 1/2 tsp of garam masala powder and
  shallow fried potatoes and mix well.
* Next add salt to taste and close the lid and cook it for
  3 minutes in low flame.
* After 3 minutes open the lid,stir well and add 1 tsp crushed kasuri methi.
* Mix well and turn off the flame.
* Finally add finely chopped coriander leaves and mix it.
* Our tasty kashmiri dum aloo is ready to serve.


Step by step recipe with photos:

1.Take 500 gms of baby potatoes .Wash them well and boil in pressure cooker up tp 2 whistles.Remove the peels.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_04_09.Still0012.Next,prick the boiled and peeled potatoes with help of a toothpick.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_07_00.Still002kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_10_15.Still0023.In a pan heat up 4 tbsp of oil and once the oil is heated well add kashmiri red chilli powder and turmeric powder.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_34_23.Still004kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_37_22.Still005kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_39_26.Still0064.Add the boiled baby potatoes to the pan and shallow fry it by stirring it in between for about 4 to 5 minutes in low flame.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_00_55_07.Still0085.Keep aside the shallow fried baby potatoes.Next in a mixing bowl add 1/2 tsp of kashmiri red chilli powder to 150 ml of beaten hung curd or yogurt.Mix it well.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_01_17_10.Still009kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_01_24_18.Still0106.Keep aside the curd.Next in a wok or a kadai heat up 2 tbsp of oil.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_01_43_14.Still011.jpg7.Add 1/2 tsp of ginger garlic paste and fry it for a minute.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_01_45_19.Still012.jpg8.Next add crushed whole garam masala spices and roasted cumin powder.You can also add raw cumin powder.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_02_03_04.Still014kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_02_10_21.Still0159.Fry it well and next add coriander powder,red chilli powder and turmeric powder.Fry them well.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_02_17_13.Still016kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_02_19_26.Still017kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_02_22_16.Still01810.Next add tomato puree of 4 medium sized potatoes and mix well.Cook this for 2 minutes in medium flame.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_02_27_28.Still019.jpg11.Next add cashew nut paste.Take about 20 cashew nuts,soak it in water for 10 minutes and make a fine paste of it.Add this paste and mix well.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_03_03_15.Still021.jpg12.Next add beaten curd.After adding curd flame should be kept low and gravy should be continuously stirred to avoid the gravy from curdling.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_03_33_13.Still001.jpg13.Once the gravy comes to first boil add water as required.Do not add more than a cup of water.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_03_52_08.Still022.jpg14.After adding water wait again until the gravy comes to second boil.Once it starts boiling add garam masala powder, mix well and then add shallow fried potatoes.kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_04_16_24.Still023kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_04_24_27.Still02416.After cooking it in low flame for 3 minutes add 1 tsp of crushed kasuri methi,mix well and turn off the flame.Finally add chopped coriander leaves.

kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_05_08_00.Still027kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_05_31_22.Still02817.And our tasty kashmiri dum aloo is ready to serve ๐Ÿ™‚kashmiri dum aloo.mp4.00_05_53_24.Still029.jpgDum aloo.JPGComplete video recipe can be found here : https://goo.gl/mdCWC4ย .For more video recipes SUBSCRIBE to our youtube channel:https://goo.gl/5FsRtR