Megha's Dum Aloo

Megha's Dum Aloo


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About this recipe: Dum Aloo is a famous north Indian dish. It is also one of the best ways to eat potatoes as there is such a great mix of cashews, coconut and cuscus. Serve with luchi, paratha or roti.

Serves: 5 

  • 5 to 6 small potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons haldi (turmeric) powder
  • salt as needed
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon cuscus
  • 5 to 6 cashew nuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons soybean oil or butter
  • 2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
  • 2 teaspoons red chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Boil the potatoes in hot water with a pinch of haldi and salt.
  2. Make a fine paste of onions, tomatoes, cuscus, cashew nuts and grated coconut by grinding properly. Mix with fresh cream and set aside.
  3. Heat a pan with soybean oil or butter. Add the paste with ginger garlic paste and fry for 5 minutes. Now add haldi, red chili and garam masala powders and salt. Stir and mix well.
  4. Add boiled potatoes and garnish with pudina (mint) leaves.

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