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Bihari Aaloo Dum


Contributed by:
Madhubala Shrivastava
Madhubala Shrivastava, Housewife

Bihari Aaloo Dum


Potato (small size) - 500 gm
Onion (medium size) - 4 nos
Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Ginger paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 and 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Salt - As per taste
Mustard oil - 4 tbsp
Water - 4 cups

Method of Preparation

1. Boil and peel potatoes (Aaloo).
2. Fry with 1 tbsp oil in a kadahi on low heat till light brown. Keep aside.
3. Fry half of the onions in 1 tbsp oil till brown. Grind to paste and keep aside.
4. Fry rest of the onions in 2 tbsp oil till transparent.
5. Now put onion paste and all the spices except garam masala in it and fry on
    low heat for 10 min.
6. Add fried potatoes and fry for 5 min more sprinkling water till oil separates out from
7. Pour rest of water, stir well, add salt, cover with a lid and cook on high flame for
    about 4-5 min till gravy thickens.
8. Sprinkle garam masala powder 2 min before putting off gas.
9. Transfer into a serving dish and garnish with a tsp of hot ghee and fresh
    coriander leaves. It pairs well with hot paratha or puri.

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