Jeera Aloo Recipe: How To Make The Spicy Potato Fry

By: Sowmya Subramanian

Jeera aloo recipe is a simple and commonly prepared dish in all parts of India. This dish is made by simply stir frying the boiled potatoes with cumin seeds and other spices. Aloo jeera fry is a delicious side-dish that goes well with rotis and rice.

The mouth-watering spicy potato fry is easy and quick to prepare and is a go-to dish when you don't feel like spending too much time in the kitchen. The delectable potatoes with the aroma of the cumin seeds make it an irresistible dish that is a must try.

The aloo jeera is consumed without onions and garlic, which therefore can be a great option to choose during vrats or fasts. This dish is made with a slight variation in different parts of the country. If you want prepare something simple yet delicious, continue reading the step-by-step procedure along with the images and a video on how to make the jeera aloo recipe.

ALOO JEERA RECIPE VIDEO

jeera aloo recipe
JEERA ALOO RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE ALOO JEERA | SPICY POTATO FRY RECIPE
Jeera Aloo Recipe | How To Make Aloo Jeera | Spicy Potato Fry Recipe
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Total Time
25 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Side dish

Serves: 2 servings

Ingredients
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

    Asafoetida (hing) - ¼th tsp

    Cumin seeds (jeera) - 2 tsp

    Boiled potatoes (peeled and cut into cubes) - 2 large

    Salt to taste

    Kashmiri chilli powder - 1½ tsp

    Turmeric powder - ¼th tsp

    Coriander powder - 2 tsp

    Dry mango powder (amchur) - 1 tsp

    Garam masala - 1 tsp

    Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) - for garnishing

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Pour oil into a heated pan.

    2. Add asafoetida and cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.

    3. Then, add the boiled potatoes and stir well for about 2 minutes.

    4. Further, add salt, kashmiri chilli powder and turmeric powder.

    5. Add coriander powder and amchur; and mix thoroughly.

    6. Lastly, add the garam masala powder and mix well.

    7. Garnish it with kasuri methi.

Instructions
  • 1. Make sure the boiled potatoes are only half cooked. If they are overcooked, these can turn too mushy.
  • 2. You can add onion and garlic to enhance the flavour.
  • 3. You could even add lemon juice instead of the dry mango powder to give this dish a tangy flavour.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 172 cal
  • Fat - 5.6 g
  • Protein - 3.5 g
  • Carbohydrates - 28 g
  • Sugar - 1.8 g
  • Fibre - 3.2 g
  • Iron - 11%
  • Vitamin C - 29%

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE ALOO JEERA

1. Pour oil into a heated pan.

jeera aloo recipe

2. Add asafoetida and cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.

jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe

3. Then, add the boiled potatoes and stir well for about 2 minutes.

jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe

4. Further, add salt, kashmiri chilli powder and turmeric powder.

jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe

5. Add coriander powder and amchur; and mix thoroughly.

jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe

6. Lastly, add the garam masala powder and mix well.

jeera aloo recipe

7. Garnish it with kasuri methi.

jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe
jeera aloo recipe
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