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Jeera Aloo Recipe,

Jeera Aloo -Potatoes stir fried and roasted in Indian spices
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Side Dish, Tiffin recipes, Travel Food
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: aloo jeera, jeera aloo,
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 4 medium Potatoes / Aloo boiled
  • 2 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Seeds / Sabut Dhaniya
  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder
  • Pinch of Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1.5 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1.5 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • to taste Salt / Namak


  • Peel and dice the boiled potatoes in medium size cubes.
  • Slit green chilies lengthwise.
  • Slightly crush the whole coriander seeds
  • heat oil in a wide and heavy pan.
  • Now add ghee in the pan and add the crushed coriander seeds and cumin seeds .
  • When cumin start to crackle then add asafoetida and the slit green chilies.
  • When cumin become golden then add the chopped potatoes and stir.
  • Now add salt and roast for a minute.
  • Add all the spices, mix and roast for 2-3 minutes on medium heat
  • Serve with rice ,poori or any bread of your choice


  1. You can add turmeric powder if you wish.
  2. If making for fasting then use pepper powder instead of red chili powder.
  3. Can also serve these potatoes as a starter.
  4. You can use lemon juice instead of mango powder /amchoor