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Alu Dum



Alu Dum is a popular Indian dish made with potatoes and spices. It is usually served as a side dish with rice or roti. The potatoes are boiled and then cooked in a spicy gravy made with onions, garlic, ginger, and a variety of spices.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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boiled potatoes

2 cups

chopped onions

1/2 cup

chopped green chillies

1/2 cup

chopped coriander leaves

1/2 cup

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons

all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions. Fry until golden brown.

Step 2:

Add the chopped green chillies and fry for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder and salt. Fry for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the boiled potatoes and mix well.

Step 5:

Add the all-purpose flour and mix well.

Step 6:

Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 7:

Take small portions of the mixture and shape into round balls.

Step 8:

Heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry the alu dum until golden brown.

Step 9:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 24456 users have chowed down on Alu Dum a whopping 45755 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Alu Dum like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Alu Dum, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Alu Dum is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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