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Aloo Dam

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A delicious side dish made out of potatoes and a variety of spices that give it a scrumptious taste.













Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 each bay leaves
1 each onions
2 teaspoons ginger
2 teaspoons garlic
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
4 teaspoons turmeric
2 teaspoons chili powder
3 teaspoons yogurt, plain
4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons coriander
1 pound potatoes
1 each tomatoes
1 each sweet red bell peppers
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Heat oil, add bay leaf and onion. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Add ginger and garlic and fry for another minute. Add mustard and cumin seeds. The potatoes should be sliced, and the tomatoes and capsicum cut up. Add these, mix well, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, continuously stirring. Sprinkle with turmeric, coriander and chili powder. Beat the yogurt and blend into a smooth mixture. Add yogurt and salt.

Mix gently, cover and cook for about 10 minutes on low heat.

First published: last updated: 2015-04-19

3 stars - based on 2 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 2



almost 9 years

Good recipe; but this is a Bengali recipe and you have forgotten the poppy seed paste called Pustho... i think that is necessary. Pls confirm. Navin.

over 15 years

I loved this recipe. It goes sensationally with several other Indian recipes, all set up together on a sampler plate. Four and a half stars.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 198g (7.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21944% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 2381mg 99%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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