Dum Aloo (gluten-free, vegan)

Dum Aloo (gluten-free, vegan) Image
Yields: 5 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins
Dum Aloo (gluten-free, vegan) Image

Dum Aloo (gluten-free, vegan)

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 5 1x


Dum Aloo is a delicious recipe made from baby potatoes. Dum refers to dum cooking in Indian cuisine where dishes are cooked on low heat by sealing the pot.



  • 10 to 12 Boiled Potatoes – small size
  • 6 to 7 Tomatoes – medium size finely chopped
  • 5 to 6 Green Chillies – slit length wise
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 4 nos. Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder (optional)
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • Bengali Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Ghee or Vegan Butter (optional-but nice to have)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar (optional)
  • ½ cup Fresh Coriander Leaves – finely chopped
  • 1 cup Water


  1. Peel the boiled potatoes and cut them into halves. Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai. Add the cinnamon stick, bay leaves, ginger paste, slit green chillies and cook on low for a minute. Add the chopped tomatoes, salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder and Kashmiri chili powder. Mix them all together and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add ½ cup water so that the masala does not get burnt. Let the tomatoes become pulpy. Cook 6-7 minutes more till the masala separates from the oil. Now add the potatoes. Give it a good mix so that the masala coats the potatoes. Add sugar, if using and ghee or vegan butter at this stage. If the masala becomes too dry add ½ cup water and mix well. Add the Bengali garam masala. Mix well.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 minutes more. Serve it garnished with some fresh coriander leaves.
  4. Enjoy aloo dum with Indian flat breads i.e. roti, parantha or poori/luchi. You can also have it with rice and dal.Dum Aloo (gluten-free, vegan) Image


Bengali Garam Masala – 5 to 6 cardamom pods, 2 to 3 cloves and 1-inch cinnamon grind them all together in a coffee grinder to a fine powder

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