Dum Aloo(Baby potatoes) is popular vegetarian dish. Baby potatoes marinated with yogurt and spices then cooked in onion-tomato base rich creamy gravy. It is royal, delicious dish and very easy to make.
- Baby potatoes – 8 to 1o
- For marination
- Hung curd-2 tbsp
- Salt-1/2 tsp
- Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
- Red chili powder-1/2 tsp
- Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
- Ginger garlic pase-1/2 tsp
- For gravy
- Cashew nut – 6 to 7
- Onion -1/2 cup chopped
- Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
- Cumin seed – 1 tsp
- Red chili powder – 1 tsp
- Tomato-1 chopped
- Whole black paper – 1/2 tsp
- Whole green cardamom – 2 to 3
- Bay leaf – 1 to 2
- Clove – 1 to 2
- Cinnamon – 1 stick
- Salt – 1/2 tsp (as per taste)
- Cooking oil – 4 tbs
- Garam masala – 1 tsp
- Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp finely chopped
Step 1 – Take one cup water in a saucepan and add cashew nut, chopped tomatoes then boil it for 10-12 minutes till mixture gets soften. Switch off flame and cool it keep aside.
Step 2 – Wash baby potatoes with water and put on cooker with 2 cup water and 1/2 tsp salt and cook it for 3-4 whistles. Cool it completely and peel all potatoes and keep aside.
Step 3 – In bowl take boiled, peeled potatoes add hung curd, all spices and mix it gently then cover it and keep in freeze for 30-60 minutes.
Step 4 -In nonstick pan heat, 2tbsp oil, add chopped onion and cook it for 2 minutes .In same pan add marinated potatoes and cook for another 3-5 minutes in medium flame till it gets golden in color. Keep it aside.
Step 5 -In grinder take onion, boiled cashew nut, tomatoes and grind it to make smooth paste. Keep it aside.
Step 6– In other nonstick pan heat 2 tbsp oil, add cumin seed, cloves, green cardamom, bay leaf, cinnamon and saute till it it get fragrant. Add ginger garlic paste, onion-tomato paste and cook it for 2-3minutes. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and mix it .
Step 7 -Add fried potatoes and cook in low flame for 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.
Serve with Roti/Naan !!!