Aloo Dum

Hello Everyone,

Thank you Lakshmi for inviting me to share some recipes here. I am Sowmya Tripurant, living in singapore with my hubby. Basically from Bangalore - The Garden city as its called. I have the passion for cooking since very young age, i started cooking at the age of 13. I learnt cooking from my mother, Grand mother and also from few of my friends. I like trying new recipes n today my husband loves what ever i cook. I have always been admiring Lakshmi on her expertised cooking skills. I am here to share few recipes i know and also to learn from u all. I will start with North Indian Recipe i tried for the first time and it turn out to be very delicious dish. I hope you will enjoy it and give it a try And don't forget to leave comments and let me know how it turns out.

Aloo Dum:

Baby Potatoes - 15
Oil - for deep-frying

Curd - 2tblspn(whipped with little salt n sugar)
Cilantro - 1/4 cup choped
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tspn

Bay Leaves - 1-2 leaves

Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tspn

Red Chilli Powder - 1 tspn (Depend on how spicy u want)

Hing - A pinch



Cloves - 3-4

Black peppercorns - 4-5

Green cardamoms - 2-3

Brown cardamom - 1

Nutmeg Powder - 1/4 tspn(optional)

Cinnamon stick - 1inch piece

Coriander seeds - 1tbl spn
Jeera - 1 tspn



large onion - 1 finely chopped
Garlic - 2-3 cloves
Ginger - 1 inch piece grated
Tomato - 1 large chopped


Peel the skin of potatoes and boil them till half cooked
- Deep fry cooked potatoes in oil till golden brown

- Heat a pan, dry roast all the spices ingridents and grind them when cool

- In the same pan heat 2-3 tspn of oil and fry all the masala ingridents one by one put them in a plate, allow it to cool and grind them with little water
- Now heat oil in a kadai, add bay leaves, hing, turmeric powder n fry for a minute

- Add Grounded Masala paste n cook for 5-6 min, then add spices powder and
cook again for 2 min.
- After masala leaved its raw smell add garam masala, whipped curds and deep fried potatoes

- Close the lid of the kadai and cook for another 7-8min

- Garnish it with Coriander leaves and Whipped cream and serve hot with Roti,
Chapatis, Naan and it also taste good with Puris.


Take another look before you enjoy them:



Srivalli said...

Sowmya, thats a very yummy looking bowl..the step by step pictures look great! looking forward to see many more..

ranji said...

great step by step instructions!!!lovely pics...dum aloo looks delicious..

Shri said...

sowmya love this,was searching this recipe ,i think i can try yours.

merry said...

this looks...great and tasty,..being upite,..i am quite familiar with aloo dum,..ur version of recipe, quite different..great one,..welcome tocooking station and blog world,..lookin forward for more,..

Sowmya Tripurant said...

Thanks to all of you for such a warm welcome and appreciating my recipe. Sure i would post some more recipes in future. Thanks once again....

Haripriya Reddy said...

Sowmya, Nice one & Gr8 pics too....

Srvanthi Pradeep said...

Hi soumya..

2day i read ur alu dum recipe and immediately prepared it... it was very yummy... my husband and myself liked it very much....Thanx a lot for the recipe...
Hope 2 c many more delicious recipes frm u in d future.

Sowmya Tripurant said...

Hi Srvanti,
Thanks so much, i am glad you and ur hubby liked. sure will be posting many more.