Aloo Jeera

Aloo Jeera


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About this recipe: Yummy aloo cooked with cumin, turmeric and masale. Great on its own or with fresh, hot chapati and raita.


Serves: 8 

  • 1kg potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seed
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp curry powder (basic recipe: equal parts coriander powder, cumin powder, 1/2 the turmeric, chilli powder to taste)
  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • handful chopped fresh coriander

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Place whole potatoes into a pan with water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until just tender. Drain, and cut potatoes into quarters. Set aside to keep warm.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Cook the cumin, turmeric and curry powder for 1 minute. Add potatoes, and cook until slightly crisp. Toss potatoes with sea salt, pepper, fresh coriander and serve hot.

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