Easy aloo jeera

    25 min

    An easy, authentic and delicious recipe for aloo jeera. The secret is letting the cumin seeds cook in the oil for a bit, to bring out loads of flavour.

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    Serves: 3 

    • 5 potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1 (3cm) piece root ginger, peeled and grated
    • 2 cloves garlic, grated
    • 2 teaspoons curry powder
    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • salt to taste
    • fresh chopped coriander

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Heat a frying pan. When hot, add the oil. Add cumin, garlic and ginger. Then add the potatoes and coat in the oil and spices. A minute later, add the curry powder and salt. Add a little water, stir, cover and leave on medium heat for 5 minutes.
    2. If potatoes are not cooked after 5 minutes, add a little water and cook covered for a few more minutes. When they are cooked, remove from the pan and garnish with fresh chopped coriander.


    You can also add a little lemon juice at the end.

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