Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Kashmiri Dum Aloo

I tried this recipe from  http://www.4thsensecooking.com/2011/02/butter-naan-with-dum-aloo.html and did few changes to it and it tasted so good & this recipe is surely a keeper...


10 -12 potatoes parboiled deep fried 
5-6 almonds
2 onion finely sliced
2 tomato
5 garlic
1 " ginger sliced
4-5 dry red chilli 
2 cloves
1 " cinnamon stick
2 green cardamom
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 cup yogurt
1/4 tsp maida
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp fennel seeds powder
1/2 tsp kasuri methi
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/4 tsp sugar 
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander leaves
salt to taste
1tbsp oil


  • Blanch the almonds , tomato in hot water for 5 min and then peel the skin  of tomato . then cool cut into quarters and grind it with ginger,garlic,red chilli, little water to a very fine paste and keep aside
  • Beat yogurt really well and mix well with Maida ,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,fennel seeds powder,kasuri methi, garam masala,sugar and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, cloves,cardamom,,cinnamon and fry for few seconds and then add onion and fry till translucent and then add the almond chilli paste and fry till the raw smell goes off completely this will take around 5-7 mins .
  • Add yogurt mix and stir well well and lower the heat while adding water and keep giving a good mix in between  do it till it leaves out oil and your gravy starts leaving the pan . Then add in the water to the consistency needed.
  • Add Fried potatoes, little water and mix well and cook for another 5 min and then garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with Naan.