Luchi aur Dum Aloo

Luchi is a type of fried flatbread made with all purpose flour, ghee and warm water. It tastes great with dum aloo, which is a spicy potato curry.



  • 3 cups All purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • Salt to taste.

Dum Aloo

  • 500 grams Baby Potatoes
  • 1 big Bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 6 Red Chillies dry
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 3 Green Cardamom
  • 3 Cinnamon stick, inch long
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic, crushed
  • 5 1/2 tablespoons Ginger, crushed
  • 3 Green Chillies, chopped
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 Lime leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Powder, roasted
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons Mustard Oil
  • Corainder leaves


  1. Combine all purpose flour, salt, ghee and warm water and knead into a very soft pliable dough. Cover and rest for 20 minutes.
  2. Roll lemon sized ball from the kneaded dough and deep fry until light golden.
  3. Combine all spice powders with little water to form thick paste. Keep aside.
  4. Boil potatoes, peel and prick with a fork and keep aside.
  5. Heat mustard oil. Splutter whole spices, bay leaf and cumin seeds. Add onion, green chillies, ginger and garlic. Fry till translucent.
  6. Add spice powder paste and salt and sauté till oil separates. Add tomato puree and cook until it thickens.
  7. Add cooked potatoes. Stir fry. Add water as per consistency required.
  8. Add lime leaves and roasted cumin powder. Mix well. Cook covered for 5 min. Garnish coriander leaves.
  9. Serve Luchi hot with dum aloo, onion and lime wedges.

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