Alu Dum - Delicious Potato Curry


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Alu dum is a popular north indian vegetable recipe wherein potatoes are cooked with spices under pressure or dum. Aalu dum is a traditional delicacy of aalus cooked in a rich spicy gravy.

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Alu Dum - Delicious Potato Curry recipe - How to make Alu Dum - Delicious Potato Curry

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  1. Combine the onions, garlic and ginger and blend in a mixer into a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the prepared paste, chilli powder, turmeric and salt and saute for 5 minutes. .
  4. Add the potatoes and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes and 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover and simmer till the potatoes are completely cooked.
  7. Add the garam masala, mix well and cook for 1 more minute.
  8. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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This recipe was contributed by shilpavir1 on 13 Aug 2011

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