Pudina Aloo Dum (Baby Potatoes in mint gravy)

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Dum Aloo is a very common recipe and made by everyone. Giving it a variation this is a recipe of Dum aloo with pudina (mint). It is a very easy and very tasty and a nice variation to this traditional recipe.  If you are bored of eating the regular Dum aloo recipe then you can try this out and it is absolutely yummy and a very easy recipe with a very few ingredients which are regularly available at home. It was liked by everyone at my home and I polished it off in a minute.


What do we need:-

7-8 baby potatoes

2 Medium Onions

3-4 Green chillies

½ Cup Mint leaves (pudina)

½ tsp Turmeric powder (haldi)

1 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)

½ Lemon juice

4-5 tbsp Oil

Salt to taste

How do we do it:-

1 Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadhai.  Peel the outer skin of the potatoes. Fry these baby potatoes in the oil with little turmeric powder and salt.

2 Prepare gravy of Onion, green chillies and mint leaves. Keep aside.

3 Put the remaining oil in the kadhai.

4 Add the cumin seeds and wait till they splutter.

5 Add the prepared gravy and turmeric powder and sauté for 2 minutes.

6 Add in the fried potatoes and salt to taste and a little water and cover and keep it to cook.

7 Cook till the potatoes are fully cooked. Adjust the water if required for cooking the potatoes.

8 Add the lemon juice and serve hot with Roti’s or parathas.


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