Aloo jeera

Aloo jeera


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About this recipe: Chunks of warm potato tossed with cumin, turmeric and curry powder.


Serves: 8 

  • 1kg (2 lb) new potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seed
  • 1 dessertspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 dessertspoon curry powder
  • 1 dessertspoon 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 saucepan 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 sauté or frying pan over medium high heat. Sauté the cumin, turmeric and curry powder for 1 minute. Add potatoes, and sauté until slightly crisp. Toss potatoes with sea salt, pepper, fresh coriander and serve hot.

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Reviews (9)


Very nice indead easy to make n tasted great, although I diced potatoes before cooking to make it even easier - 12 Sep 2013


love this would make again served mine with tomato and cucumber salad [ from all recipes UK ] and garlic bread yum yum. - 18 Jun 2012


I really enjoyed making and eating this. I had this with a curry instead of rice, and it was delicious. I didn't have any coriander, unfortunately, and it was still scrummy, so look forward to adding that in next time. Thanks for sharing - 07 Apr 2012

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