Jeera Aloo

The predominant flavour of cumin seeds makes this potatoes dish very refreshing. Serve this with hot phulkas. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

New Update
Jeera Aloo - YT (3).JPG

Jeera Aloo


Main Ingredients Medium potatoes, Cumin seeds
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 3 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled land cubed
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon roasted cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon crushed coriander seeds 
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander leaves  + for garnish 


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and salt, mix and sauté till the seeds change colour.
  2. Add crushed coriander seeds, cumin powder, chilli powder and dried mango powder, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes and coriander leaves, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.