Indian Vegetable Recipes

Jeera Ajwaini Aloo Recipe, How to make Ajwaini Jeera Aloo | Easy Potato Veggie

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How to make Ajwaini Jeera Aloo Recipe - This dish is very simple, yet irresistible, yummy and filing recipe of potatoes which are seasoned with cumin and carom seeds and cooked in flavorful Indian spices(masale).This is such a comfort food, a jhatpat and chatpate recipe of potatoes. Simple, quick and easy vegetable recipe to prepare. 

If you have not enough time to prepare any veggie or not in mood to prepare something heavy then this delicious ajwaini aloo is your quick lunch or dinner. This is also called Cumin-Carom Flavored Potatoes.

For making of ajwaini aloo no need to boil potatoes, this is just made with raw potato which is saute them with spices.

There are many variations of making this recipe, this is one of the simplest and easy recipe. 

It goes very well with roti, paratha and plain curd will go very well as an accompaniment. It is a simple and real treat for all potato lovers

A versatile dish "Cumin-Carom Flavored Potatoes" can be eaten by itself as a snack or served with hot puri's and delightful pickle.

We usually prepare this jeera aloo recipe and served as a side dish with dal fry
Dal Fry
Moong-Masoor Dal Fry
 It's very easy recipe and cooked in almost every kitchen. It is a simple and real treat for all potato lovers.  

If you are looking for more aloo recipes then do check 
aloo rasedar
aloo matar paneer
punjabi dum aloo
aloo gobi matar
aloo ka bharta

Let's start this easy-peasy recipe of aloo with step by step process with photos

Total time : 30 minutes
Cooking Time : 20 minutes
Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cuisine : North-Indian, Punjabi

Ingredients :

4 medium sized potatoes, cut in lengthwise sticks
Cumin seeds/ Jeera - 1/2 tablespoon
Carom Seeds/ Ajwain - 1/2 tablespoon
Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilly powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Garam masala - 1/4 teaspoon
Salt to taste

Fresh Chopped Coriander Leaves
Vegetable oil- 2 tbsp

Preparation Method :

1. Heat oil in a wok/kadai, add cumin seeds and carom seeds in a low flame...let them splutter

2. Now add all spices, except salt and cook for few seconds in a very low flame otherwise masale will burnt

3. Now add potato sticks, give a stir add salt and let it cook for 15-20 minutes with closed lid.

4. Open the lid...check seasoning. Once it is done, lastly add garam masala powder and sprinkle chopped coriander. 

5. Serve hot aloo veggie with plain chapati, curd, pickle or lemon as a side accompaniment.


Happy Cooking & Enjoy !!