Jeera Aloo



  1. Potatoes – 5(medium)
  2. Onion – 1(large)
  3. Greenchillies – 3
  4. Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  5. Coriander powder – 1tsp
  6. Cumin powder – 1tsp
  7. Red chillipowder – 1tsp
  8. Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Oil – 3tsp
  11. Cumin seeds – 1tsp
  12. Mustard seeds – 1tsp
  13. Coriander leaves -2tsp


  • Boil ,peel and cut potatoes into small diced cubes.
  • Finely chop onion and green chillies.
  • Heat oil in pan , add mustard seeds ,cumin seeds .After they crackle,add onions ,salt and saute them till golden brown.Now to this add turmeric powder,ginger garlic paste, green chillies and curry leaves in order.
  • Make a mixture of cumin pwd,coriander pwd,chillipowder by adding little water and add this to the above onions and mix well.
  • Finally add the boiled potato cubes ,mix well till the masala coats well and cook for about 3min.
  • Garnish with corainder leaves.
  • This goes with any bread or rice.

3 responses to this post.

  1. Looks yum.I was thinking of making jeera aloo today, I will try your’s instead!:)


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  3. Posted by SudhaRaghu on February 5, 2008 at 11:11 am

    i know making of jeera in adifferent method but i tried above said method.. turned out very well n delicious too


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