There are so many versions of this Jeera Aloo Recipe | Cumin Flavored Potato Curry and there a version of this dish [here] on the blog too!

Since potatoes are a family favorite, I decided to try out another version from Tarla Dalal’s ‘Potatoes’ – Mini series cookbook.

I made this curry with baby potatoes. You can use the regular potatoes too.Just cut them into bite sized pieces and go ahead making this simple yet flavorful curry.


Jeera Aloo Recipe | Cumin Flavored Potato Curry

Check out the other potato based recipes by clicking the link. Enjoy browsing through 90 recipes from across the globe that feature the humble potato as the star ingredient.

Here is how to prepare Jeera Aloo Recipe | Cumin Flavored Potato Curry

I used:

Baby potatoes- 200 grams,boiled and peeled
Cumin seeds-2 teaspoons
Curry leaves a few
Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
Chili powder- 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1/8 teaspoon
Oil-2 teaspoons
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves to garnish

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and curry leaves
  2. When the cumin crackles , add the potatoes and saute for a couple of minutes.
  3. Now add the turmeric powder, coriander powder,chili powder and salt.
  4. Cook on low flame , mix well so that the spices coat the potatoes.
  5. Sprinkle a little water if the curry is too dry.Keep stirring once in a while.After 5 minutes, remove from heat.
  6. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

Jeera Aloo Recipe | Cumin Flavored Potato Curry

Note:

  • Regular potatoes can also be used. Boil and cut them into bite sized pieces.
  • Adjust chili powder to suit your taste
  • Curry leaves is optional and not present in the original recipe.

This is part of August,Week 3, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge Group.

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Jeera Aloo Recipe | Cumin Flavored Potato Curry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

A cumin flavored North Indian dry curry

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Author: PJ
Ingredients
  • 200 grams Baby potatoes, boiled and peeled
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons Oil
  • Curry leaves, a few
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves- to garnish
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and curry leaves


  2. When the cumin crackles , add the potatoes and saute for a couple of minutes.


  3. Now add the turmeric powder, coriander powder,chili powder and salt.Cook on low flame , mix well so that the spices coat the potatoes.


  4. Sprinkle a little water if the curry is too dry.Keep stirring once in a while.After 5 minutes, remove from heat.


  5. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

Recipe Notes
  • Regular potatoes can also be used. Boil and cut them into bite sized pieces.
  • Adjust chili powder to suit your taste
  • Curry leaves is optional and not present in the original recipe.

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