Jeera Aloo Recipe or Aloo Jeera
A simple side dish in punjabi style made using boiled potatoes/aloo and spicing it up with cumin seeds and jeera powder.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 3 -4
- 4-5 medium size aloo/potatoes
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 3-4 slit green chillies
- 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
- 1 tsp roasted coriander seeds powder
- salt - to taste
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
Boil the potatoes:
Firstly, take a pressure cooker, into it, add aloo/potatoes, add water enough to dip the potatoes.
Add some salt.
Pressure cook the potatoes/aloo until they get soft or for about 5-6 whistles on high flame.
Reduce the steam.
Take the potatoes and remove the peel of the boiled potatoes.
Dice the potatoes using a knife.
Rest the diced potatoes aside.
For the jeera aloo recipe:
Take a wok, into it, add oil and heat it.
Add cumin seeds.
Add slit green chillies into it.
Reduce the flame.
Add roasted cumin seeds powder.
Add roasted coriander seeds powder and mix.
Add salt as per taste.
Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder and stir the mixture well.
Add in the diced potatoes which were kept aside.
Keep tossing the wok until the diced aloo gets coated well with all the spice mixture.
Cook for one or two minutes.
Lastly add in some freshly chopped coriander leaves and toss them again.
Serve hot with roti or paratha.