Spicy Garlic Aloo Dum

Ingredients: 6 medium to large Potatoes, 4 medium to large Onions, 50-60 cloves of Garlic, Curd, Ghee, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Green Chilies, Red Chilies powder, Salt, Ginger, Garam Masala, Cumin, Basil


  1. Cut Onions and put with Ghee in the Pan. Fry it at medium heat (the knob of the heater switch should be at 6 out of 12).
  2. Add all cloves of Garlic into the Pan, mix it and cover it.
  3. Boil uncut Potatoes are cooked separately in boiled water for 30 minutes.
  4. Cut 12 large Green Chilies and mixed with Garlic and Onions. Also, add Salt.
  5. When Onions and Garlic becomes red, put all spices like black pepper, mix it and cover it. After 5-10 minutes add Turmeric. Turmeric should be in last as it absorbs all water or oil, so if needed put more Ghee.
  6. Peel off the skin of Potatoes and cut them in thick pieces, so it will not be broken during mixing or further cooking.
  7. Fry Potatoes into little Ghee till it turns red. It is separately.
  8. Now put Potatoes into Onions and then Put 0.5 kg Curd. Mix it and cover it for some time and cooked.
  9. Put little water if needed. But avoid putting water.
  10. When the thickness increases. The Aloo Dum is ready. You can put green coriander on it.
  11. If you want, you can mix rice into it after Curd and mix and cook for 10 minutes to make it thicker and it will be like Biryani.
  12. Add any nuts or Coconut slice on it.

Parmit Singh Dhurandhar

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