For 2 Person(s)
- 4 large potatoes
- 3 medium-sized onions
- 3 tablespoon(s) shredded coconut
- 1 inch ginger-root
- 5 green chilies
- 3 cardamom pods
- 1/2 cup(s) yogurt
- 1 teaspoon(s) garam masala powder
- 1 tablespoon(s) poppy seeds
- 2 1/2 teaspoon(s) coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) cumin powder
- 2 teaspoon(s) red chili powder
- 1 tablespoon(s) chopped cilantro leaves
- 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or to taste
- 2 cup(s) oil, for deep frying
- 2 tablespoon(s) oil, or ghee, for cooking
- 2 black cardamom (optional)
- 4 cloves (laung) (optional)
- 2 1
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) shahi jeera
Aloo Dum Directions
- Grind coconut, poppy seed, cardamom, ginger, and green chilies to a paste.
- Boil the potatoes. Peel, cut in 1 1/2" cube. Fry the potatoes in hot oil till they turn slightly brown.
- Drain and set aside.
- Heat oil in a shallow pan and fry the onions to light brown.
- At this point if you want you can add the 4 optional whole spices and let cook for one minute.
- Add paste to the onions. Fry till the oil separates.
- Add chili powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Stir for 5 mins.
- Add yogurt and mix, salt and fried potatoes.
- Add enough water to cover the potatoes and simmer until the gravy is thick for about 10 minutes.
- Now add garam masala powder and mix gently.
- Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves.