Thursday, July 24, 2008

Aloor Dam (Dum Aloo)

500 gms Small potatoes.
1 large onion (chopped).
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder.
1 tsp cumin powder.
2-3 green chillies
2 tbsp tomato purée
1 tsp ginger paste
1 bay leaf
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp sugar
1 Garam masala powder.
Salt to taste .
1. Wash, boil and peel whole potaoes. Heat oil in a pan and fry potatoes until it becomes golden yellow and set it aside.
2. Heat oil in a pan and put bay leaves and cumin. When cumin starts spluttering add chopped onion, ginger and chopped green chillis. Fry till golden brown. Add turmeric powder, roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder, a tsp. of salt and a tsp. of Sugar. Stirr and fry the masala until it get seperated from the oil.
3. Add tomato puree and fried potatoes. Stirr for 5 minutes and add 2 cups of water. Cover the lid and cook it for 8 to 10 minutes in low flame.
4. Add garam masala powder and a tsp. of ghee. Cover the lid again and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.

Serve hot with Luchi, Poori or Chapatti.

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