Banarasi Dum Aloo Recipe

 
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Banarasi Dum Aloo
How to make Dum Aloo
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  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

The delicious Banarasi Dum Aloo is one of the most coveted potato curry in the Indian menu. Baby potatoes sauteed between spices and herbs, giving a satiating aroma all around. This dish is mainly tomato based curry and is not very rich in flavor.The perfect quickie when unexpected guests come over, easy and quick with no special ingredients required.

Ingredients of Banarasi Dum Aloo

  • 1 Tbsp Khus Khus
  • 1 Cup Oil
  • 17-18 Nos Baby Potatoes, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Nos Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cup Tomato Puree
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 Black Cardamom (Crushed)

How to Make Banarasi Dum Aloo

  • 1.Soak and grind the khus khus.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 2.Take peeled and pricked baby potatoes in a pan full of hot oil.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 3.Deep fry them until golden brown.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 4.Take oil in a pan and saute bay leaf.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 5.Add tomato puree to the pan.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 6.Bring it to simmer and add the khus khus paste.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 7.Mix it well. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 8.Mix well and bring to simmer.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 9.Add fried baby potatoes to the gravy and mix well.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 10.Transfer it to pressure cooker.
  • 11.After it is cooked, add crushed black cardamom and mix well.Banarasi Dum Aloo
  • 12.Serve hot.Banarasi Dum Aloo
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Recipe Notes

This Dum Aloo preparation uses baby potatoes which are easier to cook. You may however, use medium sized potatoes, each cut into 2, if you do not find baby potatoes.

Key Ingredients: Khus Khus, Oil, Baby Potatoes, Oil, Bay Leaf, Tomato Puree, Salt, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Garam Masala, Black Cardamom (Crushed)

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