Facebook Badge

Monday, July 22, 2013

Aloo.... SIGH !

It seems everyone loves ALOO... Aloo, potato, is one vegetable i have never been able to favorite (although, looking at me you would refuse to believe so ). My family is forever after me to make, Dum Aloo Kashmiri, Cripsy Honey Chili Potato, Tandoori Aloo, Tikkis, and a many more such things... Sharing with you one the the recipes that i teach in the first session of my Indian cooking class.... The trick behing a perfect, semi sweet, Kashmiri Aloo Dum ...

If you are an ANTI- ALOO like me , feel free to make this recipe with  fried plantains (kacha kela ) or Kachhe Kele ke Kofte , Plantain Koftas

Dum Aloo Kashmiri 

Small Potatoes 250g
Onion 3 nos ( make into fine paste)
Tomato ketchup ½  cup
Sugar 1 tsp
Honey 1 tsp
Kashmiri Red chili powder 2 tbsp
Almond powder 2 tsp
Cream ½ cup
Curd ½ cup
Water ½  cup
1 tsp besan  ( gram flour)
Dhania powder 1 tbsp
Turmeric ½ tsp
Ghee 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
cream for garnish

  • Peel and fry the potato
  • Heat ghee and add sugar and honey
  • Caramelize the sugar and add dry spices
  • Add the onion paste and cook till dry
  • Add the ketchup and cook till ghee leaves sides
  • Beat the curd with besan and remove all lumps
  • Add the cream and curd to the spices with ½ cup water
  • And add the potatoes
  • Cook on a slow flame and covered.
  • Garnish and serve hot


  1. ANTI-ALOO. You will never have support. Aloo is da best of recipes!  ︶︿︺

    1. Everyone is forever asking me to cook aloo... and i do too... just that my fav veg is BHINDI :P

  2. you will go down. very soon. i was frikkin starting on the Dukan Diet this morning. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!! Rahul meko yehi chaiye rightnowrightnow!!!