How to make Chatpate Jeera Aloo - Lip smacking dish of potatoes with cumin flavour.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Baby Potatoes (बेबी आलू), Cumin Seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Chatpate Jeera Aloo Recipe Card

Chatpate Jeera Aloo

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Chatpate Jeera Aloo checkout Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy, Chutneywale Aloo, Aloo Pyaaz Tamatar . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Beetroot Til Ki Sabzi, Palak Sprouts, Paneer Kofta Mirch Do Pyaza, CABBAGE CHANA DAL.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chatpate Jeera Aloo Recipe

  • Baby Potatoes boiled and peeled 20-24

  • Cumin Seeds roasted and powdered 2 teaspoons

  • Tamarind chutney 4 teaspoons

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 1 inch

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Reserve some of the ginger strips for garnishing and add the rest to the pan and sauté for half a minute.

Step 2

Add the baby potatoes and toss and sauté till light golden.

Step 3

Add the crushed peppercorns, salt, garam masala powder and roasted cumin powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add the tamarind chutney and coriander leaves and mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving dish and serve hot garnished with the reserved ginger strips.