Stuffed Kashmiri Dum Aloo

The only dish that gives strong competition to the Punjabi Dum Aloo is the rich and subtly spiced Kashmiri version of it!

Stuffed baby potatoes with soft paneer, cashews, raisins and coriander and simmered in a creamy flavourful yoghurt gravy makes it resemble the snowy landscape of its origin.

Add buttery Naans and parathas to complete the table in authentic Kashmiri style!

Prep Time: 25 min                                              Cooking Time: 30 min

Ingredients:

For the Stuffing:
15-18 medium dum aloo potatoes
150 gm panner
1 tsp cashew (chopped)
25 raisin (chopped)
1 tbsp coriander finely chopped
1 chilly finely chopped
Salt to taste
2 tbsp oil

For the Gravy:
2 large tomatoes( boil n make a pulp)
2 tsp fennel seed, 1 tsp shah jeera, 3 cardamom, 1 cinnamon, 2 cloves (Roated and powdered)
5 Kashmiri chilli (boiled and churned into a paste)

For the Paste:
3/4 cup onion
2 green chilli
1 piece of ginger

Others:
1 1/2 cup curd
2 tbsp besan
1 tbsp cream
1 tsp honey
2 tbsp ghee
Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Boil the potatoes and peel them (make sure they are not too soft)
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the stuffing
  3. Cut 1/4 of the potatoes from the top and keep aside
  4. Scoop the potatoes & fill it with the stuffing
  5. Cover the potatoes with the remaining parts & attach it with a toothpick
  6. Heat little oil in a non stick pan & sauté the potatoes till golden brown
  7. Heat the ghee in a pan
  8. Add the onion, chilli & ginger paste. Sauté it until the colour changes
  9. Add the paste of Kashmiri chilli, roasted masala powder, tomato pulp and heat it again for a while
  10. Add the besan with the curd and mix it well and add it to the gravy
  11. Add some salt to taste
  12. Boil the gravy and add honey & cream and mix well
  13. While serving, add potatoes to the hot gravy & garnish with the cashew nut , coriander & paneer

 

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6 thoughts on “Stuffed Kashmiri Dum Aloo

  1. Its completely new and unique dish, most of people only know about simple dum aloo, so for them its new and innovative dish.

    Thank you so much for sharing complete recipe of the Kashmiri Dum Aloo.

    Regards,
    ChoukiDhani [choukidhani.com]

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