Recipe- Restaurant Style Banarasi Dum Aloo

Recipe- Restaurant Style Banarasi Dum Aloo
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Banarasi dum aloo, Deep fried potatoes cooked in rich and creamy Indian gravy.
Servings Prep Time
8 People 1 Hour
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 People 1 Hour
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Recipe- Restaurant Style Banarasi Dum Aloo
Print Recipe
Banarasi dum aloo, Deep fried potatoes cooked in rich and creamy Indian gravy.
Servings Prep Time
8 People 1 Hour
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 People 1 Hour
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Ingredients
Spices
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. First of all grind onion, garlic and ginger together and make a paste. Keep aside.
  2. Now cut potato in big pieces, and pork all pieces using a knife from all sides.
  3. Sprinkle some salt and keep them aside.
  4. Now heat oil in a pan, add hing and crack jeera.
  5. Now add onion paste and saute till change in color.
  6. Now add tomato puree and saute till it separates oil.
  7. Now add dry spices (dhaniya powder, haldi, lal mirch powder and salt). Mix well.
  8. Now add malai and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes at low flame.
  9. Now add 1 cup (or as required for desire consistency) water, mix well. Cover the pan and cook for further 15 minutes at low flame.
  10. Meanwhile fry the potatoes till cooked.
  11. Once potatoes are done, put them directly in to the gravy.
  12. Mix nicely with soft hands. Cover the pan and let it sit for atleast 15 minutes. (So that potatoes absorbs all flavors)
  13. Now your Dum Aalu is ready to serve with chapati, poori, naan or rice etc.
  14. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes
  • Check deep fried potatoes they must be cooked nicely from inside too.
  • You may also AIR FRY or BAKE potatoes if you do not want to deep fry them.
  • Directly put fried potatoes in to the gravy, DO NOT keep them out after frying.
  • Do not over mix after adding potatoes in to the gravy, they might mash or break.
  • Leave the potatoes in the gravy atleast 15 minutes to let them absorb flavors well. 
  • Use of onion and garlic is totally optional, you may completely omit it from recipe.
  • Adjust spices and salt as per your taste.
  • If servings to kids, adjust spices as per their tolerance.
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