Slow-Cooked Baby Potatoes in a Yogurt-Fennel Sauce

Kashmiri Dum Aloo

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Life in Kashmir is slow-moving, as its inhabitants take that extra moment to stop and bask in the state’s pristine natural beauty, its lush green fields of basmati rice, and the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. So it is no wonder that they let the new spring potatoes cook slowly in mild ground Kashmiri chiles, yogurt, and onions. Traditionally the pan is sealed tight with a piece of dough stretched across the top as a lid and then set atop ash-covered coals to cook (the technique referred t