Dum Aloo By Nidhi
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The popular dum aloo is a traditional north indian recipe wherein the aloo or potatoes are cooked with spices and onion-tomato paste under pressure or dum. Devour the classic dum aloo ,cooked in a rich spicy gravy with naan or parantha.
- Peel, wash and prick potatoes with a fork.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the potatoes till they turn golden brown in colour.
- Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
- Heat oil in a kadhai, add the onion paste and saute on a high flame till the paste changes colour to light brown.
- Add the cashewnut paste and beaten curds, mix well and add ginger paste and garlic paste and saute for half a minute.
- Add the red chili powder, coriander seeds powder and turmeric powder and saute for a few seconds.
- Add the tomato puree and saute on a medium flame for 3 minutes.
- Add 21/2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
- Add the fried potatoes and salt, mix well and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add the garam masala and kasoori methi, mix well and cook on dum for 10 minutes on a slow flame.
- Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by nidhi_b_77 on 29 Aug 2011
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