There are some foods that never go out of season, or style. They continue to be relished in different avatars', under different names and different cuisines. One such vegetable people adore is potato aka aloo. And one of its most popular and Indian favorite forms is the 'dum aloo', which takes on different flavours as it travels from state to state through the country.1. Kashmiri Dum Aloo
In Bengal, it is known as 'Aloor Dom' and is said to be lightly spiced and simple. In Punjab, it's more restaurant like with a thick and tangy gravy, rich in tomatoes and delicately spiced. The state of UP has its own version of 'Mughlai Dum Aloo' and in Kashmir, you'll find its hot & spicy version to go along with the cool climate.
We've put together our Top 4 'dum aloo' recipes. Each with its unique combination of flavors and ingredients, is a must try in any Indian household.
Recipe by Kishore D Reddy
Fire up your kitchen with these authentic Kashmiri dum aloo! Laced with fennel powder, dry ginger, asafoetida and garam masala, this one is purely sensational.
2. Dum Aloo Lakhnavi
Recipe by Andy
Now you can experience the taste of Lucknow in your own kitchen with this amazing recipe. Glossed with caramelized onions and a paneer center filling, this buttery version will make your heart melt.
3. Aloo Dum
Recipe by Sita Raina
This quick 30 minute and 5 step recipe will get you all charged up! The potatoes are slowly cooked through a cardamom and yoghurt paste and spread an aroma so amazing, it will lure your family to the dining table.
4. Spicy Rich Dum Aloo
Recipe by Niru Gupta
If you're looking for a thick yet consistent and a creamy yet light version of dum aloo, you've come to the right place. Deep fried aloo seasoned with salt, turmeric, coriander and chilli and slow cooked in yoghurt to perfection.