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Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Saute
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

5 medium sized Potatoes

3 to 4 tbsp - oil

1.5 tsp - Cumin seeds

3 green chilies (slit in the middle)

8 to 10 Curry leaves

1.5 tsp - red chili powder

2 tsp - coriander powder

½ tsp - Turmeric powder

¾ tsp - amchur powder

2 tbsp - finely chopped Coriander leaves

salt to taste

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes and make small pieces.
  2. Heat oil, add the cumin seeds.
  3. When the cumin seeds splutter, add the slit green chilies and curry leaves.
  4. On a low flame for a minute, add the dry masalas and salt to taste.
  5. Add the potatoes and mix well.
  6. Keep it covered for 2-3 minutes on a low flame.
  7. Switch off the gas.
  8. Sprinkle finely chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Serve with hot purees or parathas.
 

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