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Dum Aloo – Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop)

Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop) is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!

Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Instant Pot Dum Aloo – Potato Curry is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!

With a melody of roasted spices like coriander, cinnamon, and cloves that are infused with garlic and onion, the curry has a super bold base that makes it a delicious dish. Pair it with naan, rice, or other curries and sides in a thali to truly get the most flavor from this Aloo Dum!

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Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop) is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!

Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop) is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!

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Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop) is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!
Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop) is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: curry, instant pot
Servings: 6
Calories: 285 kcal
Author: Nidhi Bothra
Ingredients
Grind to Paste:
  • 1 onions , roughly chopped
  • 2 tomatoes , small, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger , chopped
  • 1 tsp green chili , chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic , chopped
  • 6 cashews , broken into pieces
  • 11/2 tbsp coriander seeds , or 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon sticks
  • pinch mace (javitri)
  • 1 tbsp oil
Instructions
Instant Pot:
  1. Turn the Instant Pot on sauté mode and add 1 tbsp oil, all spices (from grind to paste) and onions. Saute for 1 minute and add tomatoes, cashews, garlic, ginger and chilies. Saute for another minute and take it out in a blender. Let it cool down and grind to a paste.

  2. Turn the Instant Pot again on sauté mode and add the above paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, baby potatoes, water, kasoori methi and salt. Mix together.

  3. Lock the lid, select the manual button and set it to 5 minutes on high pressure. Make sure your vent is on the sealing position.

  4. When the cooking is complete and the Instant Pot beeps, quick release the pressure and open the lid.

  5. Mix bell peppers and your Dum Aloo is ready!

Stove Top:
  1. Follow the above recipe. Cook in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle (high) and 1 whistle (medium low) instead.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 31mg1%
Potassium 1270mg36%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 498IU10%
Vitamin C 63mg76%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Rich with spices, garlic, and onions, this Dum Aloo - Potato Curry (Instant Pot or Stovetop) is a super flavorful, quick dish! Baby potatoes are coated in a semi-wet gravy that’s bursting with spicy, tangy, earthy flavors!

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