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Dimer Dalna / Aloo Dimer Dalna Recipe

Course Side Dishes
Cuisine West Bengal
Servings 2 Persons

Ingredients
  

  • Eggs - 4
  • Potato - 200 gm
  • Oil - 1 tbs
  • Clove - 2
  • Cinnamon - a small piece
  • Star Anise - 1
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 1 large
  • Ginger - 1" piece
  • Garlic - 3-4 cloves
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - to taste

Instructions
 

  • Grind together onion, ginger, garlic and half a tomato.
  • Cook eggs, peel skin and set aside.
  • Pressure cook potatoes, peel, cube and set aside.
  • In a pan, heat oil and add the spices.
  • Add the ground paste and fry for a few minutes on low flame until all the water content evaporates.
  • Add the chopped toato and cover and cook for a few minutes until mushy.
  • Add red chilly, coriander, turmeric and salt.
  • Add enough water to make the gravy.
  • Add the cubed potatoes and eggs and cover and cook on low flame for five minutes.
  • Serve it hot with rice or roti.