Dum Aloo Lucknowi



Ready In:

60 minutes




  • 1/2 Kg Potatoes
  • 100 Gram Potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 100 Gram Crumbled paneer
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder and salt
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kasoori methi
  • 3 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Cream
  • For the onion gravy:
  • 200 Gram Onions
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • For the tomato gravy:
  • 200 Gram Fresh tomato puree
  • To taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Ghee

Step by Step Instructions

  • Core the potatoes and deep fry the shells and let it cool
  • Make the mixture of paneer and mashed potatoes and stuff this into the potato shells when cool.
  • In a separate pan, heat ghee, cook the tomato puree and add salt to taste then set aside for later use.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and saute chopped onions, garam masala till the onions are fried well but not all the way crispt.
  • Add to it the tomato gravy and cook till all ingredients blend well and the oil separates.
  • Add garam masala, kasuri methi, chilli powder and cook further, then add the butter, cream and cook well.
  • Finally, add the stuffed potatoes and let simmer for up to 4 minutes.
  • The preparation is ready to be served with butter roti, naan or steamed rice.