Make Delicious, Authentic Aaloo Dam Easily at Home

45 minutes
4-5 servings

If you’re looking for an authentic Nepali dish that is both delicious and easy to make, then look no further than aaloo dam. This classic potato curry takes just 45 minutes to prepare and can be served with rice or roti for a truly satisfying meal. While the ingredients are simple enough, it’s all about getting the balance of spices right – something that this recipe does perfectly. So why not give it a try today?
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Ingredients

- Small potatoes - 2 lbs - Onion (chopped) - 1 cup - Garlic paste - 1 teaspoon - Ginger paste - 1 teaspoon - Tomato (chopped) - ½ cup - Red chili powder - 1 teaspoon - Methi (fenugreek seed) - Few - Coriander powder-1 teaspoon - Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon - Garam masala-1 teaspoon - Cashew nut pieces or paste (optional) – 3 teaspoons - Yogurt (curd) – ½ cup - Oil for deep fry - Salt to taste

Method

1. Boil potatoes until half cooked, let it cool and peel. Prick potatoes with a fork. Deep fry until potatoes are golden brown. 2. Heat 2 teaspoon oil in separate utensil, add methi (fenugreek seed) Add onion when methi turns dark. Cook onions until light brown. 3. Add cashew nut and yogurt. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, red chili powder, garam masala, coriander powder and turmeric powder, Stir for a few seconds. 4. Add tomato and cook on medium heat for few minutes then add salt to taste. 5. Add 1 ½ cups of water and bring sauce to boil before adding the fried potatoes in it and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes or till the potatoes are cooked through properly.
Aaloo dam is an authentic Nepali dish that can be made in just 45 minutes. It is a delicious, flavorful curry with a balance of all the spices used perfectly. Perfect to serve with rice, roti or any bread, it is sure to please everybody around the table. Try this classic Potato Curry and let us know how it turned out!
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