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aloo jeera

Aloo Jeera

Aloo Jeera is one of the tastiest and easiest accompaniments that I can think of. It is liked by one and all.

Servings 4 people
Author Jayashree


  • 1/2 kilogram potatoes
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetids
  • 2 tsp chilly powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin


  1. Wash the potato and cut them into medium sized long pieces.

  2. Take oil in a pan, make the seasoning. Add the mustard seeds, as it crackles, put asafoetida,cumin and turmeric. Then add the potato pieces.Mix well. Add salt.

  3. Let cook on a low flame, keep sauteing in between. 

  4. Once it is done, add chilly powder and let cook for another five minutes.

  5. Alu Jeera is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Do not peel the skin of potatoes.
Wash the potatoes pieces well in salt water.
Adjust chilly powder to your preference.