Jeera Aloo Recipe


Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage. And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat? Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories. So here is the recipe of Jeera Aloo:


  • Potatoes 1 inch pieces, boiled 4 large
  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Oil 4 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander seeds crushed 1 tablespoon
  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon
  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till it changes colour. Add salt and stir.
  2. Add red chilli powder, crushed coriander seeds, roasted cumin powder and dry mango powder.
  3. Add potato cubes and stir carefully till the masala covers all the potato cubes well.
  4. Add coriander leaves and stir. Serve hot.