Aloo Dum


  • Potato – 5 medium
  • Tomato – 3 large
  • Ginger paste – 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder – to taste
  • Green chili (optional)- 1
  • Fresh coriander leaves (optional)
  • Salt – To taste
  • Mustard or Olive Oil – 3 tbsp

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Boil, peel and halve potatoes
  2. Dice tomatoes
  3. Split green chili lengthwise
  4. Heat oil in pan. If using mustard oil make sure it’s smoking hot.
  5. Reduce heat and add ginger paste. Stir for a few minutes.
  6. Add diced tomatoes, increase flame to medium and fry for a few minutes till it’s pureed.
  7. Reduce heat and add red chili powder, green chili.
  8. Fry for a minute on medium to high heat. Ensure that they dont stick to the bottom of the pan.
  9. Add a little water if you want a sauce.
  10. Add potatoes and mix well, ensuring that potaoes are covered in the sauce.
  11. Lower heat and stir for 3 mintues.
  12. Add salt to taste.
  13. Lower heat, cover pan and let simmer for a few minutes.
  14. Remove from heat and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  15. Serve with hot steamed rice or fresh bread.

Source : Recipe Star

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