Aloo dam without onion and garlic


  1. Small potato : 500 gms
  2. Tomato : 1 big
  3. Ginger paste : 2 table spoon
  4. Whole green chilli : 2
  5. Roasted Cumin powder : 1 tea spoon
  6. Roasted coriander powder ; 1 tea spoon
  7. Chilli flakes : 1/2 tea spoon
  8. Whole Garam masala :1 big cardamom, 2 green cardamoms, 2 cloves, 1″ cinnamon,4-5 Black pepper, 1 bay leaf
  9. Dry chilli : 2
  10. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  11. Red chilli powder : 1 tea spoon
  12. Mustard oil : 3-4 table spoon
  13. Panchforon : 1 tea spoon
  14. Coriander leaves : freshly chopped
  15. Curd : 1 table spoon
  16. Sugar : 1 tea spoon


  1. Boil the small potatoes with salt , peel the skin and poke inside with toothpick.
  2. Take kadai , add mustard oil and let it become hot. Now add panchforon , bay leaf, dry chillies and all the whole garam masala.Fry for some time and add ginger paste ,sugar,salt, red chilli powder and haldi powder, roasted cumin powder, roasted coriander powder , chilli flakes and also very finely chopped tomatoes. Again fry for 1 min.
  3. Add all the boiled potatoes and mix very well with all the masalas. Fry and cook them at least for 7-8 mins.Add curd , whole green chilli and fry for another 1 min. Now add water , mix and let them boil with lid for another 5 mins.
  4. Add ghee , garam masala powder and fresh coriander leaves . Serve hot with rice , roti , paratha or puri.

This is very famous recipe what goes very well with anything. Here i have used very simple easily availabe ingredients .So please try at home and share your experience with me in comment box.

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