Monday, September 19, 2011

Kashmiri Dum Aaloo (Kashmiri Potato Curry) کشمیری دم آلو

Kashmiri Dum Aaloo (Kashmiri Potato Curry)

Kashmiri Dum Aaloo is a popular dish. It is a very delicious dish with low cost features. Try this recipe you will find it very tasty.

  • Potatoes , medium size 1 kg
  • Oil for frying as desired
  • Oil for cooking 1 cup
  • Onion chopped 2
  • Tomatoes chopped 3
  • Yoghurt 1 cup
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves  for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri Caraway powder 1 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fennel powder 1 teaspoon
  • Roasted besan 1 teaspoon


  • Peel potatoes and prick with the help of a fork or a bamboo skewer and keep in salt water for 20-30 minutes. Drain and dry.
  • Heat oil in a Karahi/pan add potatoes  and deep fry till golden. Remove from oil and keep aside.
  • Now  in another pan heat 1 cup oil, add onion and fry till light brown.
  • Add ginger, garlic, tomatoes and spices (dissolve roasted besan in little water before adding to avoid lumps)  and fry for 5-6 minutes then add yoghurt and fry again till oil separates oil. Add 1 glass water and cook , after one boil add golden fried potatoes and cook till potatoes are tender (20-30 minutes) on medium heat. 
  • Delicious Kashmiri Dum Aaloo are ready.
  • Serve with Rice or Roti.