Kolkata Street Aloo Dum
Cook Like a Bong
Cook Like a Bong
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  • 1 lb boiled baby potatoes 2 - 3 big bay leaves 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon ginger paste 1 tablespoon garlic paste 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder ½ teaspoon coriander powder 2 tablespoon tamarind pulp ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon rock salt Freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon roasted cumin seeds, coarsely grounded 2 - 3 green chilies, coarsely chopped, optional 2 tablespoon mustard oil Salt to taste ½ teaspoon sugar, optional
  • oil
  • bay leaves
  • onion
  • 3 minutes Take out of the pan and keep aside
  • 5 minutes Add in the ginger and garlic paste and fry for another
  • ¼ cup water and all the dry spice powder, stir to make a smooth paste. Pour in the spice paste to the fried onion mix and toss for a minute. Add the reserved baby potatoes and pour in the tamarind paste. Toss to coat. Pour about a cup of water and season with salt, if you are using rock salt then use little less salt than you would use. Cook on high for about 5 minutes or till the potatoes break once pressed Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with chopped cilantro, green chilies and roasted cumin powder, sprinkle the rock salt and pour in the lime juice



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