Be it lunch or dinner, Dum Aloo fits everywhere. Punjabi-style Dum Aloo is liked by people of all ages. It is a dish that often grabs the limelight at parties or celebrations. Often people turn to restaurants to taste it. But today we have brought a recipe for making it at home.
Potatoes (small size)- 1 kg
chopped tomatoes - 4 cups
chopped onion - 2 cups
cinnamon - 2 pieces
fresh cream - 2 tbsp
sugar - 1/2 tsp
cardamom - 2-3
green chillies - 3-4
fennel seeds - 2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Garlic - 8-10 cloves
Cumin - 1 tsp
Cloves - 4-5
Fresh Coriander - 2-3 tbsp
Kashmiri Red Chilli - 5-6
Cashew Pieces - 1/2 cup
Oil as required
Salt according to taste
First of all, chop tomatoes, onions, green chili, and fresh coriander leaves.
Now take a pan and add tomato pieces and 3 cups of water in it. Heat it on medium flame.
After boiling the tomatoes for 10-15 minutes, turn off the gas and let it cool.
Once the boiled tomatoes come to room temperature, puree them into a smooth paste using a mixer.
Similarly, chop the onion and prepare a paste with the help of a mixer.
Heat some oil in a pan. When the oil is hot, add cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves to it. Fry them for a few seconds.
Then add onion paste and fry for 1-2 minutes.
Later add tomato puree and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
Now add sugar, fresh cream, and salt as per taste in the gravy and mix well.
Let the gravy boil for 1-2 minutes.
Finally, add fresh coriander and simmer the gravy on low flame for 2-3 minutes.
First of all, fry the potatoes in oil for 1-2 minutes. Then, add these to the gravy and cover the pan. Let the vegetables cook in the gravy for 3-4 minutes.
Turn off the gas. Dum Aloo is ready. Serve it with roti, paratha, or naan.