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