Kashmiri Style Dum Oluv Recipe - Dum Aloo Recipe

Dum Oluv is a kashmiri recipe where roasted Baby potatoes are simmered in a spicy wholesome mixture of yogurt gravy. Serve it with Steamed Rice or a Whole Wheat Naan.

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Kashmiri Style Dum Oluv Recipe - Dum Aloo Recipe
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Kashmiri Style Dum Oluv Recipe -Dum Aloo Recipes is a traditional recipe from the region of Kashmir. The spices that they use is a blend of cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom, fennel and cumin seeds. The gravy is yogurt and chilli flavored curry which is simmered in roasted baby potatoes.

Serve the Dum Oluv Recipe along with Steamed Rice or Whole Wheat Naan and Aamras to enjoy your meal. 

If you are looking for more Kashmiri Recipes, here are some : 

  1. Kashmiri Pulao Recipe (Pulao spiced with Saffron, Whole Spices & Nuts)
  2. Kashmiri Rajma Recipe
  3. Chaman Qaliya (Kashmiri Cottage Cheese Curry) Recipe

Cuisine: Kashmiri
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 10 Baby Potatoes , boiled and shallow fried
  • Water , for boiling
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil
  • Ingredients for the gravy
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 3 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder , mixed with 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) , powdered
  • 1 inch Dry ginger powder
  • 1 Black cardamom (Badi Elaichi) , powdered
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 1/2 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt) , low fat and whisked till it is smooth

How to make Kashmiri Style Dum Oluv Recipe - Dum Aloo Recipe

  1. To begin making the Dum Oluv Recipe, we will start by boiling the potatoes along with their skin in a pressure cooker with required water for about 3 whistle. Release the pressure naturally.

  2. Open the pressure cooker, drain all the water, peel the skin of the potatoes and keep it aside.

  3. Heat a heavy bottomed pan with 2 tablespoons oil. Once the oil is slightly hot, add the peeled potatoes and roast them till it is light brown. Take out the potatoes and keep the aside.

  4. In the same pan, add a teaspoon of oil and fry the spices (cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves, green cardamom pods) and then add the red chilli powder mixed with water. Add the fennel powder, ginger powder and mix well.

  5. It might splutter for few seconds, be careful while stirring. In the meal while whisk the curd till it becomes a smooth paste, reduce the flame and slowly add in the roasted potatoes and curd mixture. Make sure the flame is low.

  6. Simmer the (Aloo) potatoes in the curd gravy for about 25 minutes. And then finally add the cumin seeds and cardamom powder, mix well and serve. 

  7. Serve the Dum Oluv Recipe along with Steamed Rice or Whole Wheat Naan and Aamras to enjoy your meal.