Dum Aloo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dum Aloo
Kashmiri Dum Aaloo.JPG
Place of origin India
Region or state Jammu and Kashmir
Main ingredients Potatoes

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".

See also[edit]


  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 2012-05-18.