Barvan Dum Aloo
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Nov 23, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Potatos Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Barvan dum aloo is an exotic north Indian dish. An amazing dish made of a mixture of dry fruits using the cashew nuts and raisins, spices and fried trimmings of the scooped potatoes stuffed in the fried potato shells and cooked in spicy silky gravy

Recipe of Barvan Dum Aloo

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cream (optional) 1 Numbers
Kastoori Methi Pdr 1 Tablespoons
Coriander Pdr 1 Tablespoons
Garam Masala 1/2 Teaspoons
Cumin Pdr 1 Teaspoons
Turmeric pinch
Chilli Pdr as per taste
Chat Masala 1 Pinch
Raisins 10 Grams
Cashewnuts 30 Grams
Oil 1 To Fry
Poatatoes 4 Numbers
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 Teaspoons
Chopped Gr Chilli 2 Numbers
Onion 2
Tomatoes 3


  1. scoop out poatoes and fry them also fry the trimmings left from scooping ,mash up trimmings add cashew , raisins,cumin pd,coriander pdr,chat masala,chilli pdr,coriander leaves,chopped gr chillies,salt,and stuff it back into the potato shells  ,
  2.  if you are making it for kids add some cheese heat oil in a pan, add whole gar am Marsala,cumin,onions and fry till golden brown
  3.  add turmeric and ginger garlic paste add cumin pdr coriander pdrchilli pdr ,little water and cook for few min add cashew and tomato paste and cook on slow flame till oil ozzes out add water and cook covered till sauce is nice silky add potatoes and simmer for few more minutes,add kasturimethi pdr , coriander leaves and finish of with cream(optional)
Posted Nov 23, 2007

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shruti gupta May 20, 2010
pls try to speak hindi least for ingrediants.... yhanks for this wonderful recipe

tini Oct 13, 2009
i find all your recipes so very delicious but with this one, after i made i felt the stuffing should have paneer too alon with aloo

Deep Oct 1, 2009
I had decided to make dum aloo for a dinner party, and I was toying with the idea with stuffing the potatoes. But I wasn't sure if it was feasible, as I was worried the potato would fall apart. Now I know it can be done, and how! Thanks much :)

khushboo Jul 19, 2009
awesome.... im a die hard fan of ur recipes... thank u so much

Clarke Mar 20, 2009
You're doing a wonderful job. Very nice curries. Keep up the good work

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