• dum aloo
    Main Course

    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…

  • chole masala
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    Chole Masala Recipe (Chickpea Masala)

    Chana or chole (chickpeas) are a type of legume and it is high in fibre and protein including several key vitamins and minerals. Chole masala or chana masala or chickpea masala is a recipe from the Indian subcontinent which is made with boiled chickpeas, tomato and onion gravy and spices. Also, this chana masala recipe is gluten-free, diabetic-friendly and vegan. You can have this chole masala recipe with rice, chapati, poori, naan, kulcha or any of your favourite bread. You won’t believe that I used to have it with bread toast and butter and it was tasting so good. But if you want to have it with rice or pulao, make sure to…