Potatoes in Cumin Masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 5 - potatoes, big
  • 2 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Finely chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Potatoes in Cumin Masala

  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into thin long strips.
  • Add salt and transfer to a microwave safe bowl.
  • Dry roast cumin seeds on a pan for about 30 seconds just so that they turn slightly brownish.
  • Add chilli powder, cumin seed powder, turmeric and garam masala powder to the potato strips.
  • Add 1 tbsp oil, toss well and leave for a couple of minutes.
  • Microwave the mixture at max. temp for at least 4 minutes.
  • Leave it aside for 2 minutes and microwave again for another 4 mins.
  • Now the Aloo Jeera is ready to serve.
  • You can add one more tbsp of oil, cilantro/coriander leaves just before serving and toss the mixture well.
  • The flavour will be retained.
  • It can be served with rice, rotis.