September 16, 2005

Dum Aloo


small potatoes (5-7)
1/2 green or red chilly
1/2 cup curd
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup ground onion paste (grind the onion in blender with 1/2 chilly to make paste)
1/4 tsp. each turmeric, chilly and cumin ,coriander powder.
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste.
3 tbs. finely chopped green coriander
salt to taste


1.Lightly cook potatoes, peel and drill holes in them using a fork and Deep fry the potatoes until golden brown.

2.Heat the oil. Fry the onion paste till brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for another minute.

3.Then add curd , salt to taste, turmeric, chilly and cumin ,coriander powder. And fry till the oil separates from the masala. Add potates and fry in this masala in medium heat with a lid on for some more time .

4.Add water that the potatoes are just covered. Cook on high flame until the gravy thickens.

5.Garnish with finely chopped coriander.


Serve hot with Rotis or Parathas or Jeera Rice