How to make Jeera Aloo -

Boiled potatoes tossed in simple masalas and plenty of coarsely crushed roasted cumin seeds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo Recipe Card


Jeera aloo is one of those dishes you prepare when you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen and still want to eat something delicious. The coarsely crushed cumin seeds add plenty of texture and flavour and coat the boiled potato pieces perfectly. Everybody has a different way of preparing jeera aloo and this combo is so perfect that it always turns out tasty. It is also ideal to eat during fasts. You can eat it with any kind of roti and with rice.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jeera Aloo Recipe

  • 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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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.