Dum Aloo

Recipe by Prajus Kitchen
READY IN: 40mins




  • Soak Cashew nuts in water for around 15 mins.
  • Boil the potatoes and peel them properly.
  • Prick each potato with a fork to allow the gravy to ooze in and flavor the potatoes.
  • Grind the onion, tomatoes, garlic and cashews to form a smooth paste.
  • In a bowl mix chili powder,coriander powder,ginger powder and fennel powder, add water and combine well to form a paste. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok and add cardamom,cloves,cinnamon and cumin seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add in asafoetida and turmeric powder and the prepared masala paste, Stir well for a minute.
  • Add the onion tomato puree to it and bring it to boil.
  • Cook this sauce for about 5 mins stirring in between.
  • Add the boiled potatoes,salt and mix well, add water as required for the gravy.
  • Bring to boil and then simmer for 10 mins.
  • Sprinkle with chopped coriander and switch off the flame.
  • Serve with rice or roti.