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Dum Aloo Lakhnavi


Dum Aloo Lakhnavi

Dum Aloo Lakhnavi



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Fried potatoes stuffed with paneer, mingled in a rich, masaledar onion and tomato gravy. Perfect dish to dazzle a crowd.


  • 1/2 kg potatoes

    100 gm mashed potatoes

    100 gm crumbled paneer

    1 tsp red chilli powder salt to taste

    1 tsp garam masala

    1 1/2 tsp kasoori methi

    3 Tbsp ghee

    1 Tbsp butter

    1 Tbsp cream

    For the Onion Gravy:

    200 gm onions

    1/2 tsp garam masala

    Salt to taste

    1 tsp ghee

    For the Tomato Gravy:

    200 gm fresh tomato puree

    Salt to taste

    1 tsp ghee


For the Onion Gravy:

Heat some ghee in a pan and saute all the ingredients. The onions should be nice and glossy. Keep aside.

For the Tomato Gravy:

In another pan, heat some ghee and cook all the ingredients for a couple of minutes. Keep aside.

For the Potatoes:

Cut out the cores of the potatoes and deep fry the potatoes.

While the potatoes cool down make the filling. Mix the mashed potatoes and paneer together. This is the filling.

Stuff the fried potatoes with the filling and keep aside.

For the Final Preparation:

Cook the onion and tomato gravies in oil until the oil separates.

Add all the garama masala, chilli powder and kasoori methi. Mix. Cook for 1 minute.

Stir in the butter and the cream. Mix well.

Finally, add the potatoes and simmer for about 3-5 minutes.

Key Ingredients: potatoes, garam masala, cottage cheese, red chilli, salt, dried fenugreek leaves, butter, cream, onion, tomato puree, clarified butter