Dum Aloo in Pressure Cooker - No frying

Dum Aloo is a famous kashmiri cuisine. Traditionally the small baby potatoes are deep fried and cooked on low flame. It is a very quick recipe and requires very basic ingredients which are available easily at home. It does not require frying the baby potatoes and is a healthy alternative to the traditional Dum Aloo. The baby potatoes cooked in peanut gravy taste great with tava Parathas or plain rice or even pita bread. So lets proceed step by step.

Before we start making dum aloo in cooker we should start with the preparations. 
We require small baby potatoes to make dum aloo. Peel the potatoes and prick them with fork and keep aside. In a grinder coarsely grind peanuts to a fine powder. Make puree of tomatoes, garlic, green chillies, and ginger. Finely chop the onions.
Now lets start making Dum Aloo in Cooker. Heat oil in a pressure cooker (preferably non stick).
After the oil is hot add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
After the seeds crackle add onions and sprinkle some salt. Cook the onions till they are translucent.
Now add the tomato, ginger-garlic and chilli puree that we prepared earlier 
Add all the spices including turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix all the ingredients well. Cook the puree for about 5 minutes till you can see oil on the sides.
Now add the baby potatoes and half glass of water
Cook the potatoes in the gravy for 2-3 minutes and add the grounded peanut powder. Also add half tablespoons of garam masala and mix well
Now cover the lid and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles. Dum Aloo in Cooker is ready. Serve hot with Jeera Paratha, onion salad and buttermilk.

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