Jeera Aloo

Cooking With Parita

Jeera Aloo the quickest curry to put together. It doesn’t require any fancy ingredients but don’t worry this curry is full of flavour! Nothing screams ‘comfort food’ more than this dish.

Ingredients

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

Method

  • 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 lid and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with chopped coriander.

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