Alu Dum

Ingredients

  • Boiled baby potatoes – 500 gm
  • Mustard oil – 6 tbsp
  • Bay leaves – 2
  • Dry red chillies – 2
  • Onion paste – 1/3 cup
  • Garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped tomatoes – 3 medium sized
  • Curd – 2 thsp
  • Hot water – 400 ml
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Heat mustard oil in a wok
  2. Lightly fry the baby potatoes and keep aside
  3. In the same oil, add dry red chillies and bay leaves
  4. Add onion paste and fry till it becomes light brown
  5. Add ginger garlic paste, fry for 30 seconds
  6. Add tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft and pulpy
  7. Add the whisked curd and stir till oil separates
  8. Now add the potatoes and cook till it is well coated with the mixture
  9. Add salt to taste
  10. Add warm water and let it boil
  11. Cover and cook on low heat till the gravy reduces
  12. Add garam masala powder and ghee at the end

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