Oct 112014

Aloo Jeera is a very basic and quick-to-make curry perfect for lunch-box and busy days. It can be made in a jiffy and goes well with plain rice and even roti. I especially love it with curd rice. Aummmmmm…!!!! wow I am drooling πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚



Serves: 2

Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins


Potato/Aloo – 2 big (boiled, peeled and diced)

Cumin seeds – 2 tsp

Asafoetida/hing – a pinch

Turmeric powder – ΒΌ tsp

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Coriander leaves, finely chopped – to garnish

Salt – to taste

Oil – 1 tbsp



  1. Heat oil in a skillet and add the cumin seeds and fry for few seconds. Add the hing, turmeric powder, red chili powder and fry for few more seconds.
  2. Add the potatoes, salt and give a good gentle toss. Make sure the potatoes are well coated with the spices.
  3. Garnish with coriander leaves and remove from heat.
  4. A very simple and quick-to-make side dish is ready to be served with rice or roti.

  3 Responses to “Aloo Jeera (Potatoes sauteed in cumin seeds and Indian spices)”


    Delicious…. πŸ™‚


    Looks Yum <3

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