Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe


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Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe

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दम-आलू - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe in Hindi) 

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Dum aloo is one vegetable which is loved by one and all, it is rich, creamy and spicy all in one. . .

Serve it hot with Chapatis or Cooked Rice to make a homely and satisfying meal.

For more recipes using Baby Potatoes check out our collection which has recipes like Aloo Biryani , Potato and Peas Salad in Dill Curd Dressing , Sizzling Potatoes in Cheese Sauce , Tandoori Aloo , Tandoori Aloo Aur Baby Corn and many more.

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Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe recipe - How to make Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

For Dum Aloo
16 to 18 baby potatoes , boiled , peeled and deep-fried
4 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp oil
4 cloves (laung / lavang)
2 cinnamon (dalchini) sticks
2 cardamoms (elaichi)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp fresh cream
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Onion Paste
2 cups roughly chopped onions
4 green chillies , roughly chopped
10 garlic (lehsun) cloves
1/4 cup broken cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
6 dry whole kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
naan
parathas
Method
For dum aloo

    For dum aloo
  1. Combine the tomatoes and 3 cups of water in a kadhai, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 12 to 15 minutes or till they turn soft. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the cloves, cinnamon and cardamom and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the prepared onion paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the prepared tomato purée, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the salt, sugar and fresh cream, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Add the coriander and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  8. Add the fried potatoes and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Garnish the dum aloo with coriander and serve hot with naan or parathas.

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To prepare the potatoes

  1. Take the baby potatoes and wash them well with water to get rid of all the dirt.
  2. Take a vessel, fill it with water, put the baby potatoes into it and let it boil for 15-18 minutes or till they are tender. Always put the potatoes in cold water so that they get heated up together and cook evenly.
  3. Drain the potatoes and discard the water.
  4. Refresh with cold water to prevent carry-over cooking.
  5. Remove the peel of the baby potatoes and throw the peel away.
  6. Take a kadhai and fill it up with oil for deep frying. Heat the oil. Put the potatoes into the oil using a perforated spoon.
  7. Fry them until they develop a golden brown color on the surface.
  8. Remove and place them on an absorbent paper. Keep aside. 

To make Tomato Purée

  1. Roughly chop 4 cups of tomatoes.
  2. Take kadhai and fill it up with 3 cups of water.
  3. Add the tomatoes and mix well.
  4. Cook on a medium flame for 12 to 15 minutes or till they turn soft. Keep aside to cool.
  5. After it cools down , transfer the tomatoes to a mixer jar.
  6. Blend the tomatoes to a smooth purée. Keep aside.

To make the Onion Paste

  1. Take the dry red chillies and remove their stalk. Break them up into small pieces and keep them aside on a plate.
  2. Now, take a medium sized mixer jar and put the roughly chopped onions into it.
  3. Add the roughly chopped green chillies. You don’t have to chop them up finely because you are going to blend them.
  4. Add the garlic (lehsun) cloves for their piquancy.
  5. Now add the broken cashewnuts (kaju) into the mixture.
  6. Add the fennel seeds (saunf) to enhance the flavour.
  7. Add the turmeric powder (haldi) for the color.
  8. Now add the broken dry kashmiri red chillies .
  9. Similarly, add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  10. Now add ¼  cup of water. This will help in blending the ingredients together easily.
  11. Blend the ingredients to a smooth paste and keep aside.

To make the gravy for Dum Aloo

  1. To make the Dum Aloo gravy, take a kadhai, put the oil into it and heat it up. 
  2. Add the cloves.
  3. Now, add the cinnamon. These ingredients provide a beautiful aroma to your Dum Aloo gravy.
  4. Also add the cardamom and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds or till they crackle.
  5. Add the prepared onion paste into the kadhai.
  6. Sauté on a medium flame for about 6 minutes.
  7. It’s now time to add the prepared tomato purée.
  8. Now add the salt to taste to the Dum Aloo gravy.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Cook on a medium flame for 15 minutes, while stirring occationally.
  11. Add the sugar to balance out the sourness of the tomatoes.
  12. Add the fresh cream for a rich mouthfeel to the Dum Aloo gravy.
  13. Add the kasoori methi. Crush the kasoori methi between your palms before you add it to the Dum Aloo gravy for better flavor.
  14. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes. Do not cook for too long as the cream might get curdled.
  15. Now add the coriander to Punjabi Dum Aloo gravy for a hint of freshness.
  16. Mix well and cook Dum Aloo gravy on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  17. Finally, add the fried potatoes and cook Punjabi Dum Aloo on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  18. Garnish the Dum Aloo with coriander and serve hot with naan or parathas or rotis.
Accompaniments

Dhaniye Aur Makai ki Roti 
Kashmiri Fresh Fruit Rice 
Kashmiri Roti 
Misi Roti, Punjabi and Rajasthani Missi Roti 
Rice, Cooked Rice 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy330 cal
Protein6 g
Carbohydrates46.8 g
Fiber5.6 g
Fat13.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium42.4 mg

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Reviews

Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
5
 on 15 Apr 19 03:25 PM


I made this Dum aloo and it was good
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nirali, Thank you so much for your kind words. Happy to know you enjoyed the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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16 Apr 19 05:57 PM
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 29 Oct 18 02:36 PM


Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
5
 on 04 Aug 18 05:20 PM


delicious!!!!!! yummy)
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nilam, Thank you for the comment. Do keep trying more recipes and give us your feedback.Happy Cooking!
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06 Aug 18 08:47 AM
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 30 Jun 18 01:06 PM


Beautiful and delicious recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sneha, Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted to know you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback about recipes you have tried.
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30 Jun 18 04:01 PM
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 30 Jun 18 01:05 PM


Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 11 Jun 18 06:26 AM


Too much garlic. I would half the number of garlic cloves (use only 5 or even lesser)
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your suggestion.
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11 Jun 18 02:19 PM
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 24 May 18 11:33 AM


Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 26 Apr 18 11:19 AM


Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 16 Apr 18 03:50 PM


Delicious this recipe Please send all recipes mail to my mail ID only in hindi
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kailash, We have all the recipes in Hindi. Thanks. Kindly check https://www.tarladalal.com/recipesinhindi.aspx
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19 Apr 18 04:01 PM
Dum Aloo, Popular Restaurant Style Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe
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 on 03 Nov 17 10:02 PM


Thank you Tarla ji. Today i prepared dum aaloo it was delicious. My hubby and my son appreciate me. They said my preparation is just like what they had in hotel. Thank u once again.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shanthi, Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted to know you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback about recipes you have tried.
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30 Jun 18 03:54 PM
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