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How To Make Punjabi Dum Aloo

  • Punjabi Dum Aloo Recipe

    Dum Aloo is one of the delicious and most favorite potato dishes of India. punjabi dum aloo is the most preferred dum aloo in punjabi style in North Indian. The dish punjabi dum aloo is not only delicious but the recipe of punjabi dum aloo is very easy to make at home. Especially when you have some sudden guests at home and you do not have much time and vegetables to cook.

    To make delicious Punjabi Dum Aloo as its main ingredient, only baby potatoes and curd are required, which is always available in Indian kitchens. Following this easy and detailed recipe of Dum Aloo, you can easily make mouthwatering Dum Aloo in Punjabi style with Baby Potato in curd Gravy at home.

    Punjabi Dum Aloo, from Punjabi cuisine is a classic North Indian dish popular for its rich and spicy taste. To make Punjabi Dum Aloo, baby potatoes are deep fried and cooked in a tomato and onion gravy flavored with aromatic spices. The dish gets its name from its cooking method, as it is traditionally cooked in a sealed vessel, so that the flavor and aroma are trapped inside. It is usually served hot with roti, naan or rice.

    • Preparation Time :
    • 15 Minutes
    • Cooking Time :
    • 35 Minutes
    • Meal Type :
    • Vegetarian

  • 2 Reviews | 38 Likes

punjabi dum aloo Ingredients


Baby Potatoes12 - 15Sliced Onion1 large
Beaten Curd1 1/2 CupBay Leaf1
Black Cardamom2Cinnamon1 Small Stick
Cloves2Black Peppercorn4
Cumin2 TeaspoonGinger, Grated1/2 Tablespoon
Cashew Nut Paste4 TablespoonGarlic, Crushed1/2 Tablespoon
Turmeric Powder1/4 TeaspoonRed Chilli Powder1/2 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
Roasted Cumin Powder1/2 TeaspoonCoriander Powder1 Teaspoon
Green Cardamom4Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi)1/2 Teaspoon
Green Chilli, Finely Chopped1Salt1/2 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
Ghee or OilTo Deep Fry + 3 TablespoonWaterAs needed
sugar1/2 TeaspoonFresh Cream1 Tablespoon

Direction To Make

Fry Potatoes

  • Peel the baby potatoes and wash them to clean. prick the peeled potatoes using a fork.
  • Heat the ghee or oil in a pan to deep fry the potatoes. When the ghee becomes hot, add the peeled potatoes to it for frying. Fry them over medium heat till the potatoes turn golden brown.
  • Take them out of the ghee and transfer to a plate on kitchen tissue paper to absorb excess ghee.

Making Dum Aloo

  • Put 3 tablespoons of ghee in the pan and heat it on medium heat. When it gets hot, add bay leaf, black cardamom, green cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, cumin, chopped onion and mix well. Fry it till the onion turns brown, stir continuously.
  • Add grated ginger, crushed garlic and small amounts of water (about 1-2 tablespoons) and mix well. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, coriander powder and chopped green chillies and mix well. Increase the heat and add the beaten curd and let it boil while stirring continuously.
  • When it boils, add salt and mix well. When the ghee comes out on the surface, it means that the masala has been cooked. Turn off the gas.
  • Discard the bay leaf from it. Transfer it to the grinder and grind it to make a smooth puree. Add some water (about 1 cup) and sieve with a sieve the puree. You will get a nice smooth puree from the sieve.
  • Boil it again on high heat, stirring occasionally. Add cashew paste to it (if the paste is too thick add some water to the cashew paste, otherwise the lump will form) and mix well.
  • Keep boiling on high heat. When the gravy starts boiling add fried baby potatoes and mix well. Reduce heat and cook it on medium heat. Add fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi), sugar and fresh cream and mix well. Cook it for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Punjabi Dum Aloo is ready. Transfer it to the serving bowl. Serve hot Punjabi Dum Aloo in your lunch or dinner.


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    Pawan  Batra Pawan Batra

    Delicious punjabi dum aloo

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    It's outstanding

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