Zeera Aalu/Cummin Potatoes

Zeera Aalu/Cummin Potatoes


  1. Potatoes – 500 gms
  2. Oil – 1.5 Tablespoons
  3. Zeera – 1 ½ Teaspoon
  4. Haldi Powder – ½ Teaspoon
  5. Red Chilli Powder – ½ Teaspoon
  6. Salt – ½ Teaspoon or to taste
  7. Green Chillies – 4, chopped optional
  8. Coriander Leaves – 1 Teaspoon chopped, optional

Boil potatoes. Peel them and cut them in cubes.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the zeera. As it splutters and turns colour, add the potatoes, haldi and red chilli powder.

Sauté together for a few minutes till the potatoes are coated with the spices and slightly browned.

Add the green chillies and stir. Sprinkle the coriander and serve hot.

You can also add ½ teaspoon of amchoor (dried mango powder) along with the spices for a slightly sour taste or add a few drops of lemon along with the coriander, before serving.

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