Dum Aloo

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Dum Aloo
Kashmiri Dum aloo.jpeg
Place of originIndia
Region or stateJammu and Kashmir
Main ingredientsPotatoes

Dum Aloo (also spelled as Dam Aloo) or Alu Dum (Hindi: दम आलू) is a potato based dish, it is a part of the traditional Kashmiri Pandit cuisine,[1][2] from the Kashmir Valley, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The potatoes, usually smaller ones, are first deep fried, then cooked slowly at low flame in a gravy with spices.[3] Dum Aloo is a popular recipe cooked throughout India. In Bengal, it is a specialty dish eaten mostly with Luchi and is known as "Aloor dum".

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  1. ^ Beyond Wazwan: A Peek into the Cuisine of Kashmiri Pandits
  2. ^ The Dum Aloo trail from Kashmir to Kolkata
  3. ^ "'Dama Oluv'". Archived from the original on 18 May 2012.