Dum Aloo or Alu Dum is a potato based dish, it is a part of the traditional Kashmiri Pandit cuisine, from the Kashmir Valley, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The potatoes, usually smaller ones, are first deep fried, then cooked slowly at low flame in a gravy with spices. Dum Aloo is a popular recipe cooked throughout India. It goes well with steamed rice, jeera rice, roti, or poori.
In Bengal, it is a specialty dish eaten mostly with Luchi (Poori) and is known as "Aloor dum".