Aloo jeera

    35 min

    Chunks of warm potato tossed with cumin, turmeric and curry powder.

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


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


    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