Doi diye Aloor Dum – Dum Aloo with Curd

This sweet and Sour, slightly reddish Dum Aloo is an all time hit in my family and I can make it within the blink of an eye if I have boiled potatoes handy. The good part is, every time it is just brilliant. It is a regular in my son’s lunchbox and a hit amongst his friends also. 


  • Baby Potatoes – 250 gms
  • Curd – 100 gms
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Poppy seed paste – 1 tsp
  • Salt n sugar as required
  • Green Chili for garnishing

Boil baby potatoes in salted water with the skin on. Mix curd, sugar, red chilli powder, salt, poppy seed paste, ginger paste with a tsp of flour. Heat oil, add boiled potatoes, stir till golden brown. remove from heat.

 In the same oil, add a tsp of ghee and add a pinch of hing. Now add the fried potato, then the curd mixture. 

Mix well, add 2 tbsp of water and let it boil. when gravy thickens, add cumin powder and mix well. Check the seasoning. 

Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped green chilli and serve.