How to make 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 checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar , Ambat Batata , Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Schezwan Style Eggplant, Spaghetti With Olive Oil, Garlic And Chilli, Garlic Grilled Tomatoes, Mushroom Balchao. Or try out these recipes from Punjabi Cuisine like Soy Flour Missi Roti, Sugarcane Juice Ki Kanji, Amritsari Aloo Kulcha, Nachani Puri.

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Jeera Aloo

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Jeera Aloo

  • Potatoes 1 inch pieces, boiled 4 large

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds crushed 1 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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