Niramish Aloor Dum

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Last Updated Oct 23, 2022

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Niramish Aloor Dum/ Bengali Dum Aloo

Niramish Aloor Dum

Today I will share a side dish, Niramish Aloor Dum/ Bengali Dum Aloo; which has no garlic, no onion, and can go well with poori, Radhaballavi, paratha, and even niramish Bhoger khichuri. Though it has many variations, I will make it in a very simple way and using very less spices.

Niramish Aloor Dum

Equipment used

  1. Pressure cooker
  2. Blender
  3. Frying pan
  4. Spatula

Ingredients

  1. Potato (medium size)-7
  2. Tomato-1
  3. Ginger paste-1 tbsp
  4. Powder of whole spices (green cardamom-2, cloves-5, cinnamon stick-1 inch, bay leaves-2, and peppercorns-10)-1/4 tbsp
  5. Turmeric powder-1 tbsp
  6. Roasted cumin- coriander powder-1 tbsp
  7. Red chili powder-1/2 tbsp
  8. Oil-2 tbsp
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Coriander leaves to garnish

How to make Niramish Aloor Dum/ Bengali Dum Aloo

Wash 6-7 potatoes and put them in the pressure cooker, and go for 2 whistles in medium flame

Aloor Dum step1

Wait to release the pressure and then open the lid of the cooker and start peeling the potatoes.

Aloor Dum step2
Aloor Dum step3
Aloor Dum step4

Now cut them in two halves and keep aside

Aloor Dum step5

Cut the tomato into two halves and put it into the grinder jar and make a coarse paste

Aloor Dum step6
Aloor Dum step7

Now heat oil in a frying pan

Aloor Dum step8

Add cumin and red chili for tempering

Aloor Dum step9
Aloor Dum step10

As they splutter and sizzle add the boiled potatoes and sauté them for a minute or till the color changes to light brown

Aloor Dum step11
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute them
Aloor Dum step12
Aloor Dum step13

Now add the tomato paste and mix them nicely

Aloor Dum step14
Aloor Dum step15

Add turmeric powder and salt

Aloor Dum step16
Aloor Dum step17

Now add the Powder of whole spices

Aloor Dum step18

Also, add the roasted cumin and coriander powder

Aloor Dum step19

Stir them till the raw smell of the spices go off( it takes around 2-3 minutes in medium flame)

Aloor Dum step20

Add little water and mix them

Aloor Dum step21

Now add red chili powder and mix them, and cook for 1 more minute, and then turn off the flame

Aloor Dum step22
Aloor Dum step23

Transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot with Radhaballavi or poori.

Aloor Dum step24
Niramish Aloor Dum

Niramish Aloor Dum

Today I will share a side dish, Niramish AloorDum/ Bengali Dum Aloo; which has no garlic, no onion, and can go well withpoori, Radhaballavi, paratha and even niramish Bhoger khichuri. Though it hasmany variations, but I will make it in a very simple way and with using veryless spices.
 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • pressure cooker
  • blender
  • Spatula
  • A kadai or a fry pan

Ingredients
  

  • 7 Potato
  • 1 tomato
  • 1  ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 Powder of whole spices (greencardamom-2, cloves-5, cinnamon stick-1 inch, bay leaves-2, andpeppercorns-10)-1/4 tbsp
  • 1  turmeric powder
  • 1 roasted cumin- coriander powder
  • 1/2 red chili powder
  • 2 oil
  • salt
  • coriander leaves

Instructions
 

  • Wash 6-7 potatoes and put them in the pressure cooker,and go for 2 whistles in medium flame
  • Wait to release the pressure and then open the lid ofthe cooker and start peeling the potatoes.
  • Now cut them in two halves and keep aside
  • Cut tomato in two halves and put it into the grinderjar and make a coarse paste
  • Now heat oil in a frying pan
  • Add cumin and red chili for tempering
  • As they splutter and sizzle add theboiled potatoes and sauté them for a minute or till the color changes to lightbrown
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute them
  • Now add the tomato paste and mixthem nicely
  • Add turmeric powder and salt
  • Now add the Powderof whole spices
  • Also add the roastedcumin and coriander powder
  • Stir them till the raw smell of the spices gooff( it takes around 2-3 minutes in medium flame)
  • Add little water and mix them
  • Now add red chili powder and mix them, and cookfor 1 more minute, and then turn off the flame
  • Transfer them to a serving plate and serve hotwith Radhaballavi or poori.

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