Hellowww everyone, long time haan? how’s the weekend goin’?
Today on FaS, I am going to share one of the famous Street food of Kolkata, – a heaven for foodies. okay umm .. .I know, – I know, Bengali sweets are more popular and certainly needs no introduction, however; the spicy, tangy and absolutely mouth-watering street food of Kolkata will leave you undecided on whether you like the spicy Bengali cuisine more or the melting flavors of the sweet -sweet ‘roshogullas.’ (Ah -tempting)
Monsoon in Kolkata is definitely not completed without having this Spicy aloo dum.
Staying in Kolkata for more than a year now, I am in love with what this city has to offer. . Never knew that I would love this place so much. Since then, it was my favorite! And coming to street food part, I always wanted to try my hands on all of them, especially this one and I finally did. The outcome was so delicious and drooling.
Here presenting you the famous dish straight from our kitchen!
Let’s check this out.
350gms baby potatoes
2 cups water + 1 cup tamarind (imli)
1 bay leaf (tej patta)
2 -3 dry red chilli (laal mirch)
1 tablespoon Cumin seeds (jeera)
1.5 tablespoons Coriander seeds (dhaniya)
1 tablespoon fennel seeds (sauf)
2-3 cloves (laung)
2 cardamom (elaichi)
1 inch ginger
1 small stick cinnamon (daalchini)
2 tablespoon Mustard oil
A pinch hing
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
rock salt (as per taste)
Coriander leaves, for garnish
Making of Tamarind Water
Combine 2 cups water + 1 cups tamarind (imli )in a bowl. Soak in water for a few hours to soften. You can also add hot water if there is a short of time for soaking. Mash with your fingers and remove the leftover pulp and seeds.
Boiled Baby Potatoes