How to make Ekadashi Jeera Aloo -

Baby potatoes tossed and cooked in jeera and fresh indian spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Baby Potatoes (बेबी आलू), Curry Leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Ekadashi Jeera Aloo

Ekadashi Jeera Aloo Recipe Card


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!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Ekadashi Jeera Aloo Recipe

  • Baby Potatoes parbioled and peeled 500 grams

  • Curry Leaves

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 15-18

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coconut grated 3 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat the oil in a kadai; add the cumin seeds, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté till they begin to change colour.

Step 2

Add the potatoes and rock salt and sauté over medium heat for two minutes.

Step 3

Cover and cook over low heat till the potatoes are completely done and well browned.

Step 4

Add the sugar, lemon juice, coriander leaves and coconut.

Step 5

Toss well to mix. Serve hot.

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