Monday, February 15, 2016

Aloor Dom – Spicy Potato Curry - আলুর দম

  Aloor Dom is the spicy potato curry which is similar to Indian Dum Aloo . The difference between the two is in this Aloor dom they won’t use yogurt.

Requirements :

15 baby potatoes / 6 large potatoes cubed
1 large onion chopped
3 tomatoes chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp chilli powder
½ tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt

Seasoning :

2 tbs mustard oil / vegetable oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 bay leaf
1 cinnamon stick
2 cardamon
2 cup water
Method :
Boil potato , when cools peel off the skin.
If using large potatoes cube it.
In a blender , add onion , ginger- garlic  paste, tomato , cumin , chilli powder , garam masala and salt.
Heat mustard oil in a wok , add in mustard seeds and let it splutter.
Add in cumin seeds , cinnamon , cardamom and bay leaf , fry for two minutes.
Add in the grounded paste and cook till oil separates on top.
Add the water and when the gravy boils , add the boiled potatoes and simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve hot with roti / rice.

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