Saturday, January 23, 2010

Dam Aloo


1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp red pepper powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp salt (or adjust to taste)
1 tsp aamchur powder
3 tsp dhana-jeeru

3 tsp ghee
3 tsp oil
2 tsp cumin
2 cups chopped onion
1 cup cilantro
1 cup fresh/dry methi
1 1/2 cups tomato purie
6 medium sized potatoes

1 tbsp magattari seeds
1 tbsp khuskhus



Step 1:

Soak magattari seeds and khuskhus in water for half an hour and crush in blender with half a cup water, set teh paste aside.

Step 2:

The potatoes should be the small ones but if you can't find them, you can use the regular ones as well.

Peel the potatoes and cut each potato into 1 to 1 1/2 inch pieces.

Step 3:

Put oil and ghee to heat. Once hot, add cumin, then add onions and saute well until they are brown.

Step 4:

Add tomato purie, methi and cilandro and stir well.

Step 5:

Add all the spices - turmeric, red pepper, garam masala, salt, aamchur powder, dhana-jeeru and mix it well.

Step 6:

Once the mixture is boiling, add the potatoes and mix them well.

Step 7:

Transfer the mix in a pressure cooker and cook for 1 whistle.

And you have 'Dam Aloo' sabzi ready! :)

1 comment:

  1. Hello hello! first comment ;)
    How about some more recipes of the goodies you make? Btw, I want some of this dum aaloo now!!!!