Thursday, 2 April 2015

How to make Spicy Baby Potatoes

Recipe of Spicy Baby Potatoes

These spicy and flavorful baby potatoes or Aloo dum are a perfect accompaniment with Indian breads and rice. They are very easy to prepare. They can also served as a starter or snack with mint chutney. These potatoes are marinated in yogurt and cooked in aromatic Indian spices.

baby potato,dum aloo

They are an Indian comfort food which is quick and delicious. These baby potatoes are packed with flavor and aroma. Fresh and round potatoes are perfect for this recipe.

baby potato,dum aloo

Lets start with the recipe : 

Preparation Time Cooking time Total Time Yield
 10 minutes 20 minutes 30 minutes Serves 3

Recipe Type : Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients :

  • 20 baby potatoes
  • 1/2 cup yogurt 
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder 
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • chopped coriander leaves

Preparation :

  1. Wash and clean baby potatoes
  2. Cut them into equal halves
  3. In a bowl, blend yogurt for marination
  4. Mix them in the blended yogurt and marinate them for 30 minutes
  5. Add oil in pan, add cumin seeds and asafoetida
  6. When they splutter, add pepper, coriander powder, dry mango powder, cumin seeds, dry mango powder, red chilly powder, garam masala, turmeric and salt
  7. Add marinated baby potatoes in it and let it cook on simmer and let oil and spices coated on the potatoes
  8. Sprinkle some water and put a lid, let them cook on low flame
  9. Check often and stir, if water evaporates and potatoes are not cooked properly, add some more water and let them cook
  10. When done, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
baby potato,dum aloo


  1. Very easy and delicious recipe....Ritu

  2. Super delicious and yummy potatoes dear...

  3. Looking perfect and delicious....

  4. Super YUM, AWESOME, AROMATIC, RICH and delicious preparation! AMAZING combo of potatoes and yogurt! :)

  5. Never cooked .luks spicy n yumm

  6. Very of my favs:)

  7. Lovely and always loved. I mean who can resist anything made with potatoes.

  8. Looks really tasty and yummmmmmm

  9. Savita @ChefDeHome4 April 2015 at 10:57

    love yogurt potato masala, will be so so good with roti! yumm recipe, Ritu!

  10. love potatoes in any form ...this looks amazing..loved it

  11. Yummy recipe. ...potato lover's treat. .☺

  12. The food is absolutely amazing. I hope I could taste and cook that in actual, maybe if I have much time since I am so busy working. Anyways, thanks for sharing your article. God Bless and have a good day. Visit my site too.

  13. Love this recipe, tastes delicious. Top marks.



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