Jeera Aloo Recipe, How to make Aloo Jeera Recipe

Jeera Aloo is very simple dry veggie and easy to make with potatoes seasoned with cumin seeds and other spices. It goes very well with roti, paratha and plain curd will go very well as an accompaniment. No need to boil the potatoes, just peel and cut it and fry it with spices. This is simple and comfort food, a jhatpat and chatapate recipe of potatoes. 

A versatile dish "Cumin Flavored Potatoes" can be eaten by itself as a snack or served with hot puri's and delightful pickle. It is a simple and real treat for all potato lovers. Jeera Aloo is very popular recipe. We usually prepare this jeera aloo recipe and served as a side dish with moong-masoor dal. It's very easy recipe and cooked in almost every kitchen. 

If you are looking for more aloo recipes then do check aloo ka bharta aloo-methi  crispy aloo cheela, aloo-gobhi-matar, punjabi dum aloo

Let's start to make this easy and quick recipe with simple step-by-step process with pictures. 

4 medium sized potatoes , cut in lengthwise sticks


1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Dried mango powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
Oil/ghee - 2 tbsp

Preparation Method:

1. Heat oil in a wok/kadai , add cumin seeds.

2. Stir for one minute and add all spices except salt and cook .

3. Now add potato sticks , give a stir add salt and let it cook for 10-15 minutes with closed lid.

4. Open the lid and add check seasoning.

5. Once it is done, remove from heat , sprinkle chopped coriander and serve with chutney , curd or plain roti.

 Enjoy and Happy Cooking :)