Aug 31, 2010

Satvik Aloo Dum

Recipe Credit - Deccan Chronicle

In the month of Shravan, with many households fasting at least once a week and avoiding non - vegetarian food as well as onion and garlic, Here’s a classic recipe that do not require onion and garlic and delicious at the same time. It is an ideal vrat dish which can be eaten by itself as a chaat or with puris or kachoris.

Serves: 3

300 g baby potatoes, boiled and peeled
2 teaspoon oil / ghee
1/2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
1/2 teaspoon hing ( asafoetida )
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon jeera powder
2 teaspoon tamarind paste
3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1 1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon amchur powder ( dry mango powder )
2 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


In a wide pan, heat oil or ghee. Add jeera ( cumin seeds ) and hing fry for 1 minutes.

Add red chilli powder, jeera powder, turmeric powder and coriander power. Saute for 2 -3 minutes on a low heat.

Add tamarind paste, salt to taste and 1 1/2 cup water. Mix it well and stir for 2 -3 minutes.

Add boiled potatoes. Cover with a lid and cook for 10 - 12 minutes on a low heat or until gravy slightly thickens.

Sprinkle amchur powder ( optional ) and chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with puris / kachoris.


Satya said...

wow niya the aloo dum came so perfect the red color ...yummy ur no onion version ...


Prema said...

never had this before,luks very delicious...