Jeera (Cumin Seeds) Aloo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Jeera (Cumin Seeds) Aloo

  • Pressure cook the potatoes with a little salt till 2 whistles.
  • Cool and peel.
  • In a big kadai, lightly heat oil.
  • Add bay leaves, whole red chillies, cloves and cinnamon stick.
  • Saute lightly.
  • Add cumin seeds and asafoetida powder.
  • When the seeds splutter, lower the flame, add the coriander-cumin seed powder and keep stirring for few minutes till it is dark brown.
  • Add boiled baby potatoes and mix well.
  • Cook on a low flame till the potatoes are well coated with the masalas.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, mango powder and garam masala powder.
  • Mix thoroughly and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with hot parathas, mango pickle and curds.