Choto Aloor Dum Recipe - Bengali Style Baby Potato Stir Fry

Choto Aloor Dum is a Bengali side dish which can be served with your everyday meals. This easy to make sabzi tastes great with Bengali Luchi or serve it with Dal, Raita and Paratha.

Uma Raghuraman
Choto Aloor Dum Recipe - Bengali Style Baby Potato Stir Fry
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Choto Aloor Dum Recipe is a Bengali cuisine dish where the baby potatoes are lightly roasted and cooked in thick masala. This is a simple stir fry but is so delicious and addictive. It can be served as a separate starter dish.

The secret to getting an authentic taste to the 'Aloor Dum' is to cook the ground masala on low flame till the oil separates on the sides.  If you are looking for a Baby Potato recipe to eat with Phulka, you can give this recipe a try. 

Serve the Choto Aloor Dum Recipe as a starter or as side dish along with Palak Dal, Boondi Raita and Tawa Paratha for a weekday meal. You can also serve it with Bengali Luchi and Raita of your choice.

Here are few more Bengali Recipes, which you can try at your home for your everyday meals, 

  1. Bengali Luchi Recipe
  2. Bengali Chirer Pulao
  3. Aloo Posto Recipe

Cuisine: Bengali Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

55 M

Total in

65 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg Baby Potatoes , boiled and peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt , to taste
  • To be ground :
  • 2 Onions , chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes , chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , chopped
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • For tempering 
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • For garnish 
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , as required and chopped

How to make Choto Aloor Dum Recipe - Bengali Style Baby Potato Stir Fry

  1. To begin making the Choto Aloor Dum Recipe, firstly heat a heavy bottomed pan with mustard oil over low flame and when the oil starts to smoke, temper with cumin seeds.

  2. In a blender add chopped onion, tomato, green chilli, ginger and make it into a fine paste. 

  3. Stir the mixture over low flame, add sugar and salt. Cook it for 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. After 2 to 3 minutes, add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cook the mixture over the low flame, covered.

  5. Keep stirring every 3-4 minutes till the mixture thickens and the oil starts leaving the sides of the pan.

  6. Now, add the baby potatoes, sprinkle garam masala and mix well.

  7. Allow the mixture to fry for another 7-10 minutes on low flame, stirring intermittently. Switch off and garnish with chopped coriander leaves. 

  8. Serve the Choto Aloor Dum Recipe as a starter or as side dish along with Palak DalBoondi Raita and Tawa Paratha for a weekday meal. You can also serve it with Bengali Luchi and Raita of your choice.

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Last Modified On Monday, 30 April 2018 22:09
     
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