Apr 21, 2011

Niramish Dum Aloo - No Onion No Garlic

The all time favourite  dum aloo is a mouth watering vegetable recipe with boiled potatoes cooked in a delicious gravy.


Baby Potatoes : 500 gms ( You could use normal potatoes and cut them cubes)
Tomato : 1 large, finely chopped
Ginger Paste : 11/2 tbsp.
Turmeric powder : 1 tbsp.
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tbsp.
Cumin Powder : 1 tbsp.
Coriander Powder : 1 tbsp.
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp.
Bay leave : 1 or 2

Sugar : 1 tsp.
Salt to taste
Green chilli, Fresh Coriander leaves for garnishing


Boil the potatoes and peel them.

Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaves, cumin seeds, once they splutter add choppedtomato, fry till raw smell goes away.

Add tomato and saute till they turn mushy and oil is separated.
Then add potatoes, all the masala powders, salt, sugar, mix well with potato.

Add 2 cups of warm water and boil till you get desired consistency.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and green chilli.

I am sending this dish to "Flavors of Bengal" hosted by Priya and Pari blog's "Only- Crazy for potato" event


  1. Slurp,fingerlicking dum aloo..very tempting!

  2. Shoyti ei niramish aloo er torkari ta choto aloo diye darun lage luchu diye khete. Your's have come out so well

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. The dum aloo is very tempting! Love this version...

  4. Perfect looking dhum aloo.great combo for rotis.

  5. looks hot n spicy...and we can eat this in fast (vrat) too...great..

  6. deliciousness! a few years ago this would've been the only way I made it (but have started liking lassan and onion in a lot of my dishes :) super yum!

  7. very interesting and so authentic dish!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Event - Authentic Indian Sweets w giveaway
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    Event - VFAM–Onions