Aloo Jeera

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - baby potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp each - coriander and cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mango powder
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 - small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • Salt to taste and few sprigs of cilantro to garnish

How to Make Aloo Jeera

  • Boil the potatoes until tender.
  • Heat oil in a skillet and saute the cumin. When it browns slightly, add onions, ginger-garlic paste and salt, and cook until soft.
  • Add all the spices, except kasoori methi, and saute some more. Sprinkle a little water.
  • Cook until the mixture dries out again - for about 1 to 2 mins.
  • Add the potatoes and stir fry on high heat for 3 to 5 mins.
  • Just 2 mins before switching off the stove, crush the kasoori methi with your hands and sprinkle on top of the potatoes. Give it a stir.
  • Serve warm with rice or chapattis.
  • Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik