How to make Kashmiri Dum Aloo - Fried baby potatoes cooked in a Kashmiri chilli paste and yogurt masala.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू),

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kashmiri Dum Aloo

The beautiful colour and aroma of this aloo recipe is enough to make you really hungry. Deep-fried baby potatoes cooked in a masala made with ingredients like Kashmiri red chilli paste, cardamom powder, fennel seed powder and creamy yogurt.

For more recipes related to Kashmiri Dum Aloo checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Methi fry, Subz Lajawab, Chutneywale Aloo, Palak Olu .

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kashmiri Dum Aloo Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 18-20 small

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Kashmiri red chillies ground 5-6

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dry ginger powder (soonth) 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard oil 1/4 cup

  • Clove powder a pinch

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Prick the potatoes all over with the help of a fork. Keep in salted water for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Drain and wipe dry.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the potatoes on medium heat till golden brown.

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper and set aside. Whisk the yogurt with Kashmiri red chilli paste, green cardamom powder, dry ginger powder and fennel powder. Heat the mustard oil in a pan.

Step 5

Add the clove powder and asafoetida. Add half a cup of water and salt to taste and bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 6

Stir in the yogurt mixture and bring the mixtuer to a boil.

Step 7

Add the fried potatoes and cook till the potatoes absorb the gravy and the oil surfaces. Serve hot, garnished with roasted cumin powder and garam masala powder.

Step 8

Serve hot, garnished with roasted cumin powder and garam masala powder.