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.