Jeera Aloo

Cooking With Parita

Prep Time: 15M
Cooking Time: 10M
Serves: 4

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2 tbsp oil

1 tbsp cumin seeds

3-4 medium potatoes roughly 600g

2 green chillies chopped

1 tsp grated ginger

1/2 tsp ground turmeric

1/4 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp pink salt

1/2 tsp cumin powder

2 tsp mango powder (amchur powder) or sub for lemon juice

chopped coriander

Jeera Aloo is the quickest curry to put together. It doesn’t require any fancy ingredients, but even still, this curry is full of flavour!

Nothing screams ‘comfort food’ more than this delicious vegan Jeera Aloo recipe.

Prep time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Recipe serves: 4


  • Peel potatoes and cut them into medium-small sized cubes.
  • Steam or boil them until they are cooked but still hold their shape. (Start with cold / room temperature water.)
  • Heat oil over low-medium heat.
  • Add cumin seeds and sauté until fragrant.
  • Then add green chillies and ginger. Sauté for just under a minute.
  • Add all dry spices. Cook for a few seconds.
  • Add steamed/boiled potatoes. Mix until all potatoes are coated with spices.
  • Cover with lid and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with chopped coriander.

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