Monday, August 31, 2009

Dum Aloo

Re Posting for the Event.

  • 8-10 small Potatoes
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 2-3 Tbsp Coconut (shredded)
  • A small piece of Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp Poppy seeds
  • 3-4 Green chilies
  • 1-2 Cardamom pods
  • 2 tsp coriander powder (dhania powder)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2 tsp Oil / Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves (chopped)


Boil the potatoes and peel them. (but i like the skin so have not peeled). Prick the potatoes withe fork. Deep fry them till th
ey turn slightly brown color. Drain and set it aside.

Grind the coconut, poppy seeds, cardamom, ginger, green chilies and make a paste with little water. Heat the pan with oil, add onion and fry till light brown. Add the coconut paste and fry till oil separates. Add cumin powder, coriander powder, chili p
owder. Stir everything well and cook for 5 minutes.

Add the yogurt, salt, fried potatoes and mix it well. Add water to cover the potatoes and simmer till the gray is thick or 8-10 minutes. Add garam masala powder ad mix it well.
Garnish with coriander.

Serve hot with chapati / naan.


These Goes to Viki's Side dish for the Chapati Event.


Nivedita Thadani said...

Lovely blog, first time here.
I loved all the recipes, going to try most of them!
First try will be this Dum Aloo.

Vikis Kitchen said...

Thanks for those lovely entries dear.

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