Jeera aloo was my childhood favorite recipe. My mom used to make very tasty Jeera aloo. Jeera aloo is an easy and quick recipe which is also a good option for kids lunch box, also while travelling. Here’s a simple jeera aloo recipe which i learned from my mom.
Potatoes: 4 boiled
Jeera or cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Salt: to taste
Red chilli powder: 1/4 tsp
Jeera powder: 1/4 tsp
Amchoor: 1/4 tsp
Dry powdered mint: 1/2 tsp
Ginger: 1 tbsp thinly sliced
Haldi powder: 1/4 tsp
Oil: 2 tbsp
Green chilli: 1 chopped or thinly sliced
Coriander powder: 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
1. Peel and cut potato into cubes. Heat oil in a kadai.
2. Add jeera to it. When it starts to crackle add ginger and green chillis.
3.Add haldi powder, red chilli powder and mix well.
4. Add potato cubes and all other spices. Mix potatoes with spices and cook on medium flame for 5-7 minutes.
5. Lastly add lemon juice and mix.
6.Serve jeera aloo with parathas or chapati.
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