Saturday, January 1, 2011

Dum Aloo

Potato- 400 gms
Tomato- 200 gms- chop into small pieces
Curd- 150 ml- whisk smooth
Sugar-1 tsp
Oil- To deep fry and cook
Salt to taste
Grind together:
Cinnamon- 2 pieces
Poppy seeds- 1 tbsp
Curry leaves-10
Ani Seed- 1 tsp
Red Chillies-3
Green Chillies-2
Ginger- 1 inch
Coriander leaves- 100 ml
Scrub and boil the potatoes with jacket in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles. Peel,cool and cut into 3/4 inch square pieces. when absolutely cool, deep fry the pieces and keep aside. Take oil in a pan and fry the ground masala for 5 minutes on a medium flame taking care not to burn. Add the tomato pieces,curd and fry well till oil separates. Add sugar, salt and water if needed. When the gravy is thick, add the fried potato pieces and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves. If desired garnish with fried nuts and raisins.

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