Jeera Aloo Recipe - A simple yet irresistible dish of potatoes spiced with cumin seeds.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes(आलू), Cumin seeds(जीरा)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course_Veg

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 Jeera Aloo KhaanaKhazana checkout Drunken Potatoes , . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Exotic Mango gravy, Chapati Masala Noodles, Drunken Potatoes. Or try out these recipes from Punjabi like Omelette Curry, Gajar Aur Khajur Ka Halwa, Aam Papad Chicken. Khajur Di Chutney,

Jeera Aloo Recipe - How to make Jeera Aloo


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Potatoes 1 inch pieces, boiled4 large

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds crushed1 tablespoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till it changes colour. Add salt and stir.

Step 2

Add red chilli powder, crushed coriander seeds, roasted cumin powder and dry mango powder.

Step 3

Add potato cubes and stir carefully till the masala covers all the potato cubes well.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves and stir. Serve hot.

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