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    Dum Aloo (Baby Potatoes in Yoghurt Gravy)

    Dum aloo or Aloor dum (in Bengali) is a traditional recipe that is made by cooking baby potatoes in a tangy and spicy yoghurt gravy. As per beliefs, this recipe belongs to the Jammu and Kashmir; a northern state of India, but it’s a popular dish all over the Indian subcontinent. The word “dum” is a Hindi/Urdu word that means steamed cooked in English. Therefore, dum aloo is a recipe where aloo (potatoes) and it’s gravy along with various aromatic spices, is steam cooked. Steam cooked recipes are cooked by closing the lid of the pan in which you are cooking it on low gas flame. Traditionally these recipes like dum biryani, dum…