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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Aloor Dom(আলুর দম)

  1. Small Potato- 500 gm/around 1lb
  2. Onion - 1/2 cup
  3. Tomato - 1 medium size
  4. Whole cumin- 1/2 ts
  5. Black mustard- 1/2 ts
  6. Whole red chili - 3-4 pieces
  7. Bay leaf- 2 pieces
  8. Cinnamon - 2 pieces
  9. Cardamom - 2 pieces
  10. Turmeric powder - 1/2 ts
  11. Red chili powder - 1 ts
  12. Cumin powder - 1/2 ts
  13. Garlic paste - 1 ts
  14. Salt- 1 ts or to your tast
  15. Chopped coriander leaf - 2 Tbs
  1. Boil the potato with pinch of salt. Then peel them and cut them to 2/3 pieces or you can break them with hand. Keep them aside.
  2. Now heat the oil in a pan. When the oil is heated add the whole cumin & black mustard; and let them to splutter for few seconds. Then add the whole red chili, cardamom, cinnamon and bay leaf in the oil and fry them little bit. 
  3. Then add the onion and tomato and fry them till soft. Then add the rest of the masala (garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder and salt) and stir them until the oil starts to separate from masala. Now add the potato pieces to the pan and mix them gently with the masala (be careful while stirring the potato. over mixing may make the potato mashed and your dish will lost its traditional taste.) Add 1/4 cup of water, carefully stir the curry, cover the pan and then wait for few minutes.
  4. Then uncover the pan and if water remains in the curry then wait for another few minutes so that most of water evaporate and the gravy become thick.
  5. Now spread the chopped coriander on the curry and turn off the heat.
  6. Your curry is ready to server. Enjoy with ruti, parata or plain rice. 


  1. This is soo good! Thanks!

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