JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI

JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI

I am sure most of us love potatoes. Don't we? This post is dedicated to all potato lovers,a classic North Indian recipe of  " Aloo Jeera Subzi / Jeera Aloo ", a simple and flavorful stir fry of boiled and cubed potatoes sauteed with cumin seeds and flavored with other spices.A wonderful side dish with almost anything from rotis to rice.The versatile potatoes get an incredible flavour from the cumin seeds.There are days when you feel like cooking something light, something quick and easier with minimal spices . Jeera aloo is one such classic dish which can be tossed together in no time with minimum ingredients ..an absolute beginners delight and bachelor friendly . Pair it up this dry Jeera aloo sabzi with some phulkas / paratha or dal rice ..and make one absolute lipsmacking meal .Here you go..

I am sure most of us love potatoes. Don't we? This post is dedicated to all potato lovers,a classic North Indian recipe of " Aloo Jeera Subzi / Jeera Aloo ", a simple and flavorful stir fry of boiled and cubed potatoes sauteed with cumin seeds and flavored with other spices.A wonderful side dish wit...

JEERA ALOO

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisinenorth indian

Ingredients

Potatoes large
4
Cumin seeds/jeera
1 teaspoon
Roasted cumin powder
1 teaspoon
Coriander powder / dhania powder
1 tbsp
Dry mango powder (amchur)
1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida / hing
a  pinch
Turmeric / haldi
a pinch
Red chilli powder
1-2 teaspoon
Oil
2-4 tablespoons
Salt
to taste

Steps

  1. Pressure cook or microwave potatoes till they are just done . Dont overcook . They should be soft yet firm. Peel off the skin . 
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
  2. Dice them to medium size pieces as shown in pic
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
  3. Take a kadai or pan .Add oil . When its hot , add cumin seeds . Let they splutter . 
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
  4. Add hing , red chilli powder ,dhania powder ,aamchoor powder,haldi and salt . Just stir them once .
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
  5. Immediately add diced potato cubes to the pan .
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
  6. Gently toss either using spatula or stir the pan with the handle , such that masala gets coated to the potatoes . If using spatula , remember to mix gently ,else the potatoes might break or crumble
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
  7. Cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally. 
  8. Switch off and serve hot with phulkas or chapathi or poori or even as a side dish with rice .
    JEERA ALOO RECIPE / ALOO JEERA / JEERA ALOO SABZI
     

NOTE :

  1. You can also use baby potatoes 

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