Jeera Aloo Recipe

Jeera Aloo picture


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Baby potato6
 Onion2 , chopped long
 Tomato2 , finely chopped
 Ginger1 Small, finely chopped
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm), finely chopped
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin powder1 Teaspoon
 Tomato puree2 Tablespoon
 Chili sauce3 Tablespoon (2 to 3 dessert spoon)
 Vegetable oil3 Tablespoon (3 dessert spoon)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 192 Calories from Fat 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.2%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 75.4 mg3.1%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 3 g5.8%

Vitamin A 16.7% Vitamin C 37.6%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker until the 5th whistle.
Roast the cumin seeds on high heat. Once well roasted, add oil and fry the chopped onions until they are translucent.
Add curry masala powder and cumin powder. Stir well for a couple of minutes.
Add ginger and garlic; stir fry for a minute. Add the tomatoes and the puree. Keep stirring until the tomatoes are soft.
Add the boiled potatoes (cut in halves).
Add the chilli sauce; mix well and turn off the flame.
Garnish with coriander or pudina leaves.
Best served with roti.