Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo is an extremely simple dish made with boiled potato cubes tempered with cumin seeds, onions, green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric, cumin seeds give it a slightly nutty flavour to the dish.

This is recipe follows the dhaba style cooking. This recipe requires the potato to be boiled in advance and kept.

This can complement/go along with any main dish. Let’s understand the basic ingredients for this dish:

Preparation Time: 35 mins, Cooking Time: 15 mins, Total Time: 50 mins


  • Aloo/Potatoes: 2 no’s
    • (Boiled and peeled and diced into small cubes)
  • Jeera: 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli: 2 no’s
  • Oil for frying
  • Turmeric: ½ tsp
  • Salt as required


  • Pre-boil the aloo in pressure cooker for three whistles, put some salt at this stage. After its cooled down peel and cut the potato into small cubes.
  • Take wide pan and bring oil to heat, put jeera, green chillies, onion, turmeric and toss it for some time. So that all the ingredients mix with the potatoes.
  • Sprinkle salt as required, taste it and adjust the salt as required.
  • Allow it to cool and enjoy it with chapati, dal rice or pulka.

We have showcased this recipe along with the North Indian Thali.

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