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Alur Dum:Potato(Alu) Dum with Bengal Spices(Vegan Recipe)


Today I have made the Alur Dum or Potato curry with Bengal spices.My Family Loves this recipe very much.I often make this on holiday.This one I especially make for Astami , one auspicious day of the five days of Durga Puja. This is very easy going recipe & kids will love this!You can serve this with rice or Puri or karaisutir kachuri(Green peas Kachori)(made from wheat flour).

Durga Puja Recipe:Alur Dum

Durga Puja Recipe:Alur Dum


1 lb(1/2 kg) Potato(half boiled)
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon cumin seed
1 piece red chili
1/2 tablespoon cumin powder
1/4 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 tablespoon turmeric powder
2 medium onion chopped
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
3 tablespoon tomato sauce(if you don’t want to use sauce then use fresh 1 piece tomato)
3 cups water
2 tablespoon coriander leaf (chopped) for garnish


1.Heat the oil in a skillet.
2.Add cumin seed and 1 chili .Stir for 2 minutes
3.Add onion and stir for another 3 minutes
3.Add potato & remaining ingredients except for water.Stir for 10 minutes.
4.Add water.Boil it on high heat until the gravy gets thicker nearly for 10 minutes
5.Pour it into a serving pot and garnish with coriander leaf.
6.Serve with rice or puri .


Duration:25 minutes

Nutritional Information:
6 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212.6
Total Fat 5.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 679.9 mg
Potassium 1,016.6 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38.7 g
Dietary Fiber 6.2 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 4.5 g
Vitamin A 19.3 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 36.0 %
Vitamin C 111.1 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 4.5 %


Author: roytanusree

Hi , My name is Tanusree Roy. I am an expert in Health and Nutrition niche . I have extensive experience in diet plan, nutrition advisory roles in various USA based nutrition and recipe based projects as a co-founder of Ennovation Consulting. I always enjoy cooking .I am the mother of two kids ,so my main concern is kids.

7 thoughts on “Alur Dum:Potato(Alu) Dum with Bengal Spices(Vegan Recipe)

  1. This is really tasty recipe .

  2. Reblogged this on tanusreeroy and commented:

    This is one of my favorite recipe of Alur Dum (Potato curry)for our festival time Durga Puja.

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