Dum Aloo is a star attraction of the traditional Kashmiri Pandit cuisine. The flavorful, spicy, creamy and delicious dish can be found in variety of different variation in every restaurant of India. This is a preparation made from boiled potatoes deep fried in oil or ghee which is cooked on low flame in a creamy flavourful gravy with spices.
Dum aloo with the creamy gravy must be served with jeera rice, pulao, naan or flat bread. At times, without fanciful name, it is a basic veg preparation which is cooked in every household of India. We can several versions of the dish, like Punjabi dum aloo, Bengali style alur dom, Kashmiri dum aloo etc.
It is a wholesome main course preparation of deep fried potatoes, in butter or clarified butter, to bring a smooth texture to it. While making the dish, always make pore in the boiled potatoes before frying, it will make them smooth and the aroma of the gravy will be properly absorbed.
Boiled potatoes, coriander seeds and dry red chili’s
Fried potatoes and veggies
Dum Aloo is ready