PUNJABI DUM ALOO

Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe | How to Make Dum Aloo | Easy Dum Aloo – Vini’s

Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe With Step By Step Pictures And A Quick Recipe Video

What Is Punjabi Dum Aloo?

Cute little potatoes cooked in a rich gravy of onions and tomatoes with the flavors of garlic and spices and richness of cashew nuts is Punjabi Dum Aloo. Lots of flavors with simple ingredients. I have not boiled or deep fried the potatoes. You can use boiled or deep fried potatoes. I have boiled the tomatoes for a nice color.

Punjabi Dum Aloo goes very well with instant wheat naan or butter naan etc.

PUNJABI DUM ALOO

PUNJABI DUM ALOO RECIPE

A rich yet simple potato preparation
Course                   Main Course
Cuisine                  Punjabi      
Prep Time            15 Minutes
Cook Time           50 Minutes
Servings               6-8 Persons    

INGREDIENTS FOR PUNJABI DUM ALOO RECIPE

  • 12-15 small potatoes washed and peeled
  • 6 medium size tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil +1-2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (dalchini)
  • 2 green cardamoms (elaichi)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder

For onion paste

  • 4 medium size onions roughly chopped
  • 4 green chilies roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup broken cashew nuts
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 6 dry whole Kashmiri red chilies
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
For Garnishing
  • Handful of coriander

HOW TO MAKE PUNJABI DUM ALOO RECIPE

  1. To cook the potatoes prick 12-15 washed and peeled potatoesPUNJABI DUM ALOO (1)
  2. Heat 1-2 tbsp oil
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  3. Add the potatoes
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  4. Add some salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
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  5. Cover and cook
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  6. Till the potatoes become soft. Do not over-cook them
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  7. Check them by inserting a toothpick. Keep them aside

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  8. To make the tomato puree, boil 2-3 cups water in a saucepan
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  9. Add 6 tomatoes roughly chopped

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  10. Let them boil for 10-12 minutes
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  11. After 10-12 minutes… take out the tomato pieces and let them cool
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  12. Do not discard the water. We will use it in the gravy
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  13. Once the tomato pieces cool, put them in the grinder
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  14. Puree them and keep it aside
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  15. To make the onion paste in a grinder put 4 medium size onions roughly chopped, 4 green chilies roughly chopped, 10 garlic cloves, 1/4 cup broken cashew nuts, 2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf), 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 6 dry whole Kashmiri red chilies and 1 tsp cumin seedsPUNJABI DUM ALOO (15)
  16. Make a smooth paste. Keep asidePUNJABI DUM ALOO (16)
  17. Heat 2 tbsp oilPUNJABI DUM ALOO (17)
  18. Add 2 one inch cinnamon sticks, 4 cloves and 2 green cardamomsPUNJABI DUM ALOO (18)
  19. Once they are aromatic, add the onion pastePUNJABI DUM ALOO (19)
  20. Cook for 4-5 minutes. The oil will ooze outPUNJABI DUM ALOO (20)
  21. Add the tomato pureePUNJABI DUM ALOO (21)
  22. Cook for 10-12 minutes till the oil oozesPUNJABI DUM ALOO (22)
  23. Add little waterPUNJABI DUM ALOO (23)
  24. Add salt to taste and 1/2 tsp sugarPUNJABI DUM ALOO (24)
  25. Add 2 tbsp creamPUNJABI DUM ALOO (25)
  26. Add the potatoesPUNJABI DUM ALOO (26)
  27. Add 2 tbsp chopped corianderPUNJABI DUM ALOO (27
  28. Add a dash of garam masalaPUNJABI DUM ALOO (28)
  29. Add some waterPUNJABI DUM ALOO (29)
  30. Seal it and let in simmer for 10 minutesPUNJABI DUM ALOO (30)
  31. After 10 minutes, garnish with coriander and servePUNJABI DUM ALOO (31)
  32. Bon appetitPunjabi Dum Aloo Recipe

RECIPE NOTES

Make it on the day you are in a mood to cook. Serve with paranthas. and kachumber raita.

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