Dum Aloo Korma

A wonderful recipe what you love to make for your family. The heady aroma and tang of spices added zest to this potato dish. So give this a no miss. 🙂

Dum Aloo Korma
Dum Aloo Korma

Dum Aloo Korma


  • Potatoes- 12 (small size, peeled & boiled)
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Star anise- 1
  • Onion- 1 medium size chopped
  • Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger paste- 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste- 1 tsp
  • Yogurt- 1 cup (beaten)
  • Coconut Milk- 1 cup
  • Almond powder- 1 1/2 tbsp (grind few almonds in a grinder into a fine powder)
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri Mirch powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper powder- 1 tsp
  • Green chilies- 4 (slit)
  • Garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Vegetable oil
  • salt
  • Sugar- 1 tsp
  • Water


Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Temper with star anise, cumin seeds & bay leaves, stir for 4-5 seconds, add the chopped onions, sauté the onions till light brown in color. Now add garlic paste and sauté for few seconds more . Add green chilies, ginger paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, kashmiri mirch powder & salt. Frying it on medium heat till the masala starts leaving oil. now add 3/4 cup of water, mix & give this a quick boil. Next to add the yogurt & coconut milk. Mix well. Now add the potatoes, mix, cover & cook for 15 minutes. Stir in between. Now add the almond powder, black pepper powder & sugar. Mix & cook for another 5-6 minutes. The gravy will be thicker, so stir in between to prevent from burning or sticking to the bottom of the pan. Add garam masala powder , mix well. Remove from heat.

Serve hot with poori, fulkas, luchi, paratha or roti.


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