Aloo Jeera

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Boiled and cubed potatoes sauteed in spices and cumin seeds. Serve with rice, roti or naan
Aloo Jeera (Jeera Aloo)

Aloo Jeera or Jeera Aloo or Cumin Potatoes is a simple and easy to make dish. It is a quick dish that can be made in a jiffy and goes perfectly with any dish. You can serve this as a side dish to rotis, naan or pair it up with jeera rice or plain rice with a curry on the side.

Aloo Jeera (Jeera Aloo)

Aloo Jeera (Jeera Aloo)
4.34 from 3 votes

Aloo Jeera Recipe

Boiled and cubed potatoes sauteed in spices and cumin seeds. Serve with rice, roti or naan
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian

Ingredients for Aloo Jeera

  • 250 g Potatoes
  • 2 tblsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • handful Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • handful Coriander Leaves chopped
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • as per taste Salt

How to make Aloo Jeera

  • Boil the potatoes.
  • Drain well and peel the skin.
  • Then cut them into 1 inch cubes.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan.
  • Stir-fry the mustard seeds, curry leaves and cumin seeds for a minute.
  • Add the coriander powder, turmeric powder and cumin powder.
  • Add the potatoes.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Cook for 5 minutes and remove from flame.
  • Add lemon juice and mix gently.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve.

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1 comment

G.shantha Mrs. June 20, 2020 - 7:18 am

U may use a little bit of ajwain powder to enhance the taste of this Aloo preparation

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