Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Dum Aloo / Potatoes in Yogurt based gravy | Indian Curry Recipes

I believe quite a few many of us have a list of dishes to try which we have either bookmarked in browser or our mind. We would totally forget about it until we see it again in some other place like another blog or magazines. My bookmarked list is growing and I would want to try everything soon. Dum Aloo was one such dish which is in my "To Do" list. My "To Do" list is something in addition to the bookmarked list :). The other day i saw this beautiful baby potatoes in the market and can't resist but pick them up, since I was planning to make Dum Aloo for a long time now. Dum Aloo literally means Steam cooked  Potato where in the potatoes are cooked with the gravy in a covered pan.


Ingredients:
Serves - 2-3
Baby potatoes - 6-7
Yogurt/Curd - 1/2 cup - smoothened
Milk - 1/2 cup
Onion - chopped finely - 1/2 cup
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 3/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Oil
Salt- to taste
Method:
Boil 2 litres of water with salt. Prick the potatoes all over with fork and put them in the boiling water. Simmer for 15 mins and drain. I left the skin on, you may peel if you wish. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a non-stick pan and saute the potatoes until all sides turn brown. Drain in a paper towel and prick all over with fork again. This ensures the gravy to seep well through the potatoes. Heat 2 tbsp of oil and saute the chopped onions until soft and transparent. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell disappears. 
Now reduce the heat to medium and add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder one-by-one, followed by salt. Saute for 2 mins. Now add the milk and then the yogurt. Make sure you stir continuously while adding milk and yogurt. This would prevent the yogurt and milk from curdling from the acidity of the spices. Add the potatoes and give a gentle mix. Cover and cook for 15 mins or until the potatoes are soft but still holds the shape. Serve hot with rotis or flavored rice.


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42 comments:

  1. Aloo looks very perfect in this thick gravy..very nice..

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  2. Love the color of the gravy and cute baby potatoes in it :)

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  3. Wow.. what a coincidence.. Dum Aloo is in my Todo List for this week and I have bought some baby potatoes too. I got a recipe from a book, yours look more spicy and inviting. Good explanation of procedure too. I'm sure to try one of these recipes, will let u know how the outcome was.. :-)

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  4. Love the fabulous colour of the dish, anything with potatoes are my fav..simply inviting..

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  5. I'm in for anything aloo...:) The dum version sounds and looks so good!

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  6. Dum aloo looks yummy with all the flavors of spices and yogurt.

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  7. wow looks yummy and tempting pictures .......

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  8. Love potatoes of any kind!...good going!

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  9. Delicious Dum aloo dear,am a gr8 fan of it...
    Ur version is very nice.

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  10. Extremely rich and creamy Dum aloo.Looks yum!!

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  11. Love the colour Krithi.. feel like eating rt away

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  12. looks perfect- such slurpilicious clicks !

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  13. Dum aloo looks amazingly tasty and mouthwatering. Great clicks makes me drool over here.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  14. Inviting recipe with great color and clicks...

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  15. looks great .dum aloo - perfect combo for rotis.

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  16. I love this with chapathis... A great combo... Ur gravy looks rich and yum...

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  17. love the creamy texture,with this and rotis I would polish the plate clean!

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  18. A great combo with rotis. Loved the texture.
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  19. dum aloo gravy looks so colourful and creamy texture. This gravy is perfect with paratha or roti.

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  20. Dum aaloo...the name itself is enough to make me drool...lovely thick gravy and very nice recipe.

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  21. I just made this dish couple of weeks back when I ended up with baby potatoes. Yummy dish. Looks nice Krithi.

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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  22. This looks delicious, hmm, will be making this over the weekend. Thanks for shariing.

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  23. Looks yum ...one of my fav...have in my blog too...

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  24. Ahhh...My fav dish so wonderfully presented!!! Looks absolutely delicious!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  25. Wooops!! I wanna have it right away for the dinner...please send some... :)

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  26. This is very irresistible and yummy! Love those blend of flavours...

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  27. Rich and delicious recipe.. looks gr8 !!

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  28. Absolutely love it dear ~ looks delectable!
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  29. deliicous and creamy gravy and that too with my all time fav baby potatoes.

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  30. Creamy and delicious,this looks so prerfect and delicious.

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  31. Delicious gravy :) tempting :)

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  32. Looks very colorful and yet very spicy to me!!!:P The gravy looks thick and creamy too, not sure whether I can take the spicy level:p

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  33. total asathal Krithi - droolicious Dum aloo!!!

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  34. Never thought could use milk and yogurt at the same time..nice dish, will def. try it.

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  35. Aloo dummmm!!! looks so good! it is one of my favourite aloo dish :-)

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  36. This is the best recipe.. I have ever seen.. Looks too good..

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  37. I can't wait to try this as we are big potato eaters in my home.

    Thanks for sharing at the hearth and soul hop last week.

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